Avner Less , Frodo Baggins | Standing Witness to the Story of Evil

By Limor Shiponi Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Last night, channel 2 aired ‘Lishka 06’. From IMDb: “This is the dramatic story of Bureau 06, the team of police investigators formed for the sole purpose of investigating and preparing the grave charges brought by the Jewish people against Adolf Eichmann, during the trial that took place in Jerusalem, 1961…” They …

Never again?

By Limor Shiponi Warsaw Ghetto, August 2, 1942 “We have no information about the fate of those who were expelled… Nothing we hear is based on exact information.”                                                                 …

A horrible place on earth

By Limor Shiponi All you need to do to get there virtually is visit The National Collection of Aerial Photography (UK), hit the ‘view records in Google Earth’ blue button and if you have the program on your computer, you’ll be there in about 10 seconds. Right side of the frame – see it? green, scarred from death. Look to …

Shoah (Holocaust) and things I’ve learned about/from my Father

By Limor Shiponi My father was a ‘sabre’*. When still young, his parents decided there was not enough culture over here and returned to Poland, their homeland, so their children can receive good education. They returned back here during 1936 with a large group of Jews that understood that place was for them no longer. He changed his family name …

Expected Premonition

By Limor Shiponi The Power of a bad idea. “Government advisers are to call for the annual UK Holocaust memorial day to be ended because it is too exclusive and can be offensive to minorities other than Jews.” From this week forward, children in England will no longer learn about the Holocaust. Someone hopes to change the story about what …