Category Archives: Jewish

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

It was the first time either of us had visited a concentration camp.  Most of the prisoners at Sachsenhausen at its outset were, interestingly, German academics; Hilter found them threatening.  Later the majority of prisoners and murder victims were Soviet … Continue reading

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Jewish in Germany

Overall my Jewish identity is not particularly strong, though I was reminded by a conversation with Louisa that it was much more so when I was growing up as a distinct minority in Rochester, Minnesota.  Being a minority there, where … Continue reading

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Around Berlin

Matt and I managed to do more of the requisite touristy things in Berlin, given that neither of us had been there before and that the weather was too chilly for parks. (Rachel, thank you for the coat!)  We visited … Continue reading

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