Germany’s Sunday of the Dead

Today is Totensonntag in Germany — The Sunday of the Dead, a religious holiday in the German Evangelical Church dedicated to the memory of those who have passed away. Each year, a friend and her son remember my family by visiting the stolpersteine memorial stones that were installed in front of the old family home …

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Thank you, HIAS!!!

Thank you, HIAS, for saving my mom from Nazi Germany in 1938. She was only 12 years old and no other country would take her or her family. Your Children’s Bureau brought her to America. Her parents were murdered.

Scholastic offers IS IT NIGHT OR DAY? for only $4

Scholastic is offering $4 copies of IS IT NIGHT OR DAY? in the October YA Teens newsletter! It’s listed under “Want To Know More About WWII?”…/dw87071abd/categories/4_2/4_…


“This is a very good (and very important) book about a girl…who lost everything to war and had to start anew in America as a refugee in the 1940s, and her return to the land she once loved…I highly recommend this book for school libraries, public libraries, Holocaust Studies classrooms and resource rooms, and for …

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