Posts tagged "Holocaust"

Meanderings: My days of dealing with glioblastoma

Meanderings: My days of dealing with glioblastoma
I am Norman’s daughter, Teppi. I have always helped my father with his blog; editing, publishing, etc. He is no longer able to type effectively to send his thoughts to me. Fortunately, he is able to dictate to me. At least this horrible disease, glioblastoma has not robbed him of his brilliant mind. His thoughts... Read more »

Budapest and Poland 1989: Our Jewish heritage tour written from my wife’s memoirs

Budapest and Poland 1989: Our Jewish heritage tour written from my wife’s memoirs
The following is an excerpt from my late wife’s diary of the trip we took that I wrote about last week. This is the week of Yom Hashoah, or the Holocaust remembrance. After this was written, we went to Auschwitz and that is where the diary ended.  What she saw was horrible to the point that... Read more »

Yom Hashoah: A day to remember an event we must never forget

Yom Hashoah: A day to remember an event we must never forget
When my wife and I began helping students and adults understand the Holocaust, there were two essential reasons. To help them with our Hands on Approach to the Holocaust and secondly to realize that eventually there would not be any more survivors to give living testimony of the brutality and madness of the Nazi Regime ... Read more »
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9/11 and the Holocaust - the similarities and the hope it will never happen again

9/11 and the Holocaust - the similarities and the hope it will never happen again
COMPARISONS OF 1933-1945 HOLOCAUST AND SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 This document is dedicated to the memory of my beloved late wife, Millicent Dachman who wrote this original masterpiece shortly after September 11, 2001. It was read to 50,000 students across the State of Illinois and Wisconsin during lectures we gave regarding the horrors of the Holocaust. 12... Read more »

Memories of World War II, my nightmare that never ends

Memories of World War II, my nightmare that never ends
In 1943, 1944 and 1945 I had the good fortune to attend Camp Henry Horner boy’s camp in Round Lake, IL. At the time most of us didn’t realize how fortunate we were.  The war in Europe tore apart the lives of millions of children and their families. Now here’s where my nightmare began.  Every... Read more »

Teaching the Holocaust: how one student's memory was triggered

Teaching the Holocaust: how one student's memory was triggered
“She was locked in a closet for days and starved. Her crime was resisting her Mom’s boyfriend from touching her”.  As we traveled to many schools in Illinois and Wisconsin helping students to understand the Holocaust we were surprised by the comments made by them. After each class the students received an evaluation form to... Read more »
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