Tag: Warsaw Ghetto

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 »

A trip to Auschwitz: A day in hell

A trip to Auschwitz: A day in hell
You can read about it, see movies and meet survivors of the HOLOCAUST but until you visit and see for yourself it is difficult to imagine. In the late 90’s my wife saw an ad in the Chicago Tribune travel section about a Jewish Heritage Tour through Hungary, Poland and Czechoslovakia. After some inquiries we... Read more »