16 Jul, 2013

On Attending Memorial Services

July 16th, 2013|Tags: |

  Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, where one of the memorial services was held. Within the last two weeks, I attended the memorial services for two men in their late [...]

9 Nov, 2012

In Memory of Kristallnacht

November 9th, 2012|Tags: , , , |

The "Temple of the Israelite Cultural Community" in Reichenberg, burned down during Kristallnacht November 9-10 marks the anniversary of Kristallnacht, when in 1938 in all the territories controlled by the [...]

11 Sep, 2012

A 9/11 Tribute

September 11th, 2012|Tags: |

I wrote about my 9/11 ritual last year, but I will write about it again this year, and probably in years to come as well, because that is what a [...]

27 Jul, 2012

In Memory of Munich

July 27th, 2012|Tags: , |

As the Olympic Games open in London, I dedicate my blog post today to the 40th anniversary of the massacre of eleven Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the Olympic Games [...]

11 Sep, 2011

9/11 Tribute: Portraits of Grief

September 11th, 2011|Tags: |

Remember the "Portraits of Grief" the New York Times published in the months after 9/11? The little stories about the individuals who perished that day that the NYT staffers put [...]

24 Jul, 2011

Oklahoma City Memorial: Every Item Had a Story

July 24th, 2011|Tags: , , |

We visited the Memorial of the Oklahoma City bombing on Thursday, and it saddens me how oddly fitting that visit now is given Friday’s rather similar tragedy in Norway. Visits [...]

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