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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A Boy in Terezin

Boy’s diary from Terezin expresses hope and despair

By Elaine K. Alexander, Special to the Jewish Light April 24, 2012

“I have lost the desire for life, the desire for work, the desire to love, the desire to do anything that the mind of a boy can love,” wrote Pavel Weiner in the last diary entry he made at Theresienstadt, the Nazi concentration camp in Terezin, Czechoslovakia....

A universal message for Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Dieter Graumann, JTA January 25, 2012

It has taken decades for the international community to deal with the Holocaust in a really serious way. Perhaps a new generation first had to emerge with sufficient courage to ask about the causes of the "Final Solution of the Jewish Question in Europe"...

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