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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

Hitler’s Hangman: The Life of Heydrich

Historian pens compelling biography of brutal Nazi mastermind

By Burton A. Boxerman, Special to the Jewish Light May 23, 2012

Except for his boss Heinrich Himmler, only Reinhard Heydrich — head of the SS security service and the Gestapo — was so instrumental in the planning and execution of the mass murder of six million European Jews, according to a historian Robert Gerwarth. ...

The big stone monument in Treblinka commemorating the thousand
of Jews who were murdered at the Treblinka death camp, with the
inscription Never Again written in six languages.

New technology points to missing Holocaust-era mass graves at Treblinka

By Joel N. Shurkin, JTA February 6, 2012

Scientists using ground-probing electronics may have discovered the missing mass graves at the site of Treblinka, one of the Nazis' most notorious death camps. No actual bodies were found and the graves were not excavated, in keeping with Jewish law,...

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