Holocaust Memorial Day

Today is Yom Hashoa-the day of Remembrance of the Holocaust.  Today we remember those who perished during World War II at the hands of the Nazi criminal war machine.  We remember and honor the heroes and heroines, the liberators and most importantly the survivors. We say kaddish for the millions who were murdered.   Don’t…Read more »

Gays and Lesbians in the Holocaust

Please read this article about the importance of GLBT presence!  Here is one reason President Obama included in his speech on Holocaust Memorial Day the fact that gays and lesbians were persecuted by the Nazi’s as well.     See the importance of having the gay and lesbian experience represented in history matters.    …Read more »

Their Blood Cries Out

Parshat Tazria-Metzorah/Yom Hashoa Leviticus 12:1-15:33 Rabbi Denise L. Eger This week observed Yom HaShoa, Holocaust Memorial Day.  The blood of 6 million murdered Jews still cries out to us today. Jews who lived throughout Europe and North Africa and the Mediterranean were systematically and cruelly murdered at the hands of the Nazi’s and Axis Forces…Read more »

Today we rememb…

Today we remember the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust of World War II.   On Monday, My family was present in the California Assembly Chambers for the Holocaust Remembrance Observance. Our Speaker, John Perez presided over a powerful program which honored both survivors of the horrors of the Holocaust and the liberators.  The Speaker’s…Read more »

Remembering the Holocaust

Today is Yom Hashoa-Holocaust Memorial Day. It is hard to confront the reality of the Shoa.  Six million Jews murdered.  Seven million others murdered by the Nazi killing machine. Gays, Jehovah Witnesses,Roma, the disabled and mentally ill, political prisoners, labor unionists and everyone else who did not fit the so-called Aryan model of perfection. There…Read more »