Blog Posts - Jewish Ghetto



A Trip to Italy

Rome, Roma in Italian, is a cosmopolitan city with 3.8 million inhabitants. A city of culture, capital of Italy and seat of the Vatican. It lies on the river Tevere (Tiber), on seven hills. Since it became Italy's capital in 1870, Rome has grown rapi...
by Finding Neverland on Feb 24, 2015

Jewish Quarter (Josefov)

Named after Emperor Josef II this quarter is a compact area that stretches from Old Town Square up to the Convent of St. Agnes and out to the Rudolfinum. It is the centre of the Jewish community in Prague, but these days the orthodox Jewish commun...

Prague Historical Quarters

radcany, Mala Strana, Stare Mesto, Josefov and Nove Mesto are all parts of historic districts. Hradcany & Prague Castle Prague Castle is the most popular sight visited in Prague. It is the largest ancient castle in the world (570 m long, on avera...

Argentina Residenza

Argentina Residenza offers nice rooms in the heart of Rome and enjoys views of the ancient ruins of Largo Argentina, metres away from the Jewish ghetto. The Pantheon and Campo de’ Fiori are within walking distance. You can reach Termini Railway Sta...

Interview with R. Gabriele Silten

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Holocaust survivor Gabriele Silten through the Remember_The_Holocaust group moderated by Fred Kahn. She immediately sent me copies of her written work (see titles list below), including her autobiography Between...
by Never Again! on Nov 17, 2009

Interview with R. Gabriele Silten

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Holocaust survivor Gabriele Silten through the Remember_The_Holocaust group moderated by Fred Kahn. She immediately sent me copies of her written work (see titles list below), including her autobiography Between...
by Never Again! on Nov 17, 2009

September 27, 1939…

…Warsaw, Poland, falls to German troops; …Berlin issues a command to establish Jewish ghettos in Poland; …Inmates at the Dachau, Germany, concentration camp are moved to a camp at Mauthausen, Austria, so that Dachau can be used as a...
by Never Again! on Sep 27, 2009

“The stoppage of all tears”

A Polish Jew from Bransk, interviewed by Eva Hoffman for her book Shtetl, remembers a young Jewish refugee from the Warsaw ghetto who had lost his father. “How come he don’t cry?,” asks Jack Rubin, to which Ms. Hoffman replies, “there is a ce...
by Never Again! on Sep 24, 2009

Haunting voices from Lodz ghetto

Sketches of Ghetto Life: Escape into Hell– The postmen are rushing through town, or rather, they have a rush job to do. But they themselves are trudging through the streets, up and down the stairs. Their bags are full now. When there is a knock at...
by Never Again! on Sep 21, 2009

Destination Lodz, the Lizmannstadt Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland

Imagine being a Jewish resident in a small Polish village 70 years ago. The reports coming over the family radio tell of a German blitzkrieg, bombs falling on Warsaw, casualties by the thousands… The Nazis and their secret police are sweeping...
by Never Again! on Sep 13, 2009

September 11 means something else to Transylvanian Jews

Four years ago today the Jewish Architectual Heritage Foundation opened the Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum in Simleul Silvaniei, Romania. The old synagogue of Simleul Silvaniei, in this historic region of Transylvania, was built in...
by Never Again! on Sep 11, 2009


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