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Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Last Friday, April 19th, marked the first day of the month long 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, an armed uprising against Nazi attempts to transport all the Jews in the ghetto to death and labor camps. By the summer of 1942, … Continue reading

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January 19, 1945 – Soviet Army Liberated Lodz Ghetto in Poland

On November 7, 1939, Lodz was incorporated into the Third Reich and the Nazi’s changed its name to Litzmannstadt (“Litzmann’s city”) – named after a German general who died while attempting to conquer Lodz in World War I. The Nazis … Continue reading

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93 year old Warsaw ghetto survivor warns about the sharp end of history – Listen up

The Guardian – Stanisław Aronson – “I survived the Warsaw ghetto. Here are the lessons I’d like to pass on. I’m 93, and, as extremism sweeps across Europe, I fear we are doomed to repeat the mistakes which created the Holocaust … Continue reading

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The Ghetto and the Prison

Loic Wacquant, Untitled Essay, in Race, Incarceration, and American Values 57 (Glenn Loury, ed., 2008). Daria Roithmayr If there is a single issue that ought to dominate all others in scholarship about race, it should be the hyperincarceration of black … Continue reading

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