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A Woman's Shoes

A story about shoes: It was Holocaust Education Week, 2019, and I accompanied Judy Cohen, the 91-year-old survivor whose memoir I was then immersed in — shifting passages, recasting sentences, checking dates and historical data — to a talk she was giving at York University.

Cholent: Tasting the Past

The Rohatiner extended family before the war. Bronia (back row, fifth from the left) is standing beside her sister, Sarah. Their p...

Understanding What Genocide Really Means

Defining Genocide Article II of the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide define...