#WeRemember

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This past year has been full of the Holocaust for me. Since publishing “Tutti’s Promise” 11 months ago I have been speaking about the Holocaust and sharing what my mother experienced during those dreadful years. I have spoken at high schools and middle schools, public schools and private schools,Continue reading “#WeRemember”

Thoughts after Charlottesville

This is very hard to watch. (I suggest an “R” rating and that it not be shown to children.) But if you want to really understand the face of racism and white supremacy, please watch – to the very end. This is raw and it is real and it is shocking. This is what isContinue reading “Thoughts after Charlottesville”

Holocaust Remembrance Day

This year’s theme for Holocaust Remembrance Day is Never Again: Heeding the Warning Signs. I have been thinking about this at both the large and the small levels. What are the warning signs? When and where do bigotry and prejudice start? When do human beings learn to either point to someone who is “different” andContinue reading “Holocaust Remembrance Day”