HaShoah 2013 – re-post from Maggie’s Notebook
Today is HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. The day Jews around the world stop and remember those who were murdered by the Nazis and their allies. 6 million+ Jews murdered, 3 million Soviet POWs murdered, 2 million Poles murdered, 1.5 million Romani (Gypsies) murdered, 250,000 Disabled persons murdered, 15,000 Homosexuals murdered. A great blood shed. An orgy of death. Over 12,765,000 men, women and children murdered by men and women who called themselves Christians.
Felicia Fuksman was born in Lodz, Poland. She lived with her parents, two brothers, and two sisters. Felicia’s father was a tailor. The family was very poor. Felicia was studying to be a nurse when the Germans attacked Poland. Her father and brother Simon were seized on the street and taken for labor. For more – click here.