The Panel Discussion

August 10, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

Sandy, center, speaking about her father, Joseph Horn’s experiences in Radom through his memoir Mark It With a Stone; Nancy Sprowell Geise, right, who wrote the book Auschwitz#34207 about the experiences of Joe Rubinstein, a Radom survivor. Some of the questions the panel considered: What does it mean to be in Radom through the stories of Joseph Horn and Joe Rubinstein? What does it mean for each of us to be in Radom now? What […]

Other Activities in Radom – August 5, 2017

August 10, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

Jon and Julie in Radom – The book written by Krzyzanowski After our visit to the cemetery, we walked to the Resursa Obywatelska Culture and Arts Center, (Center for Contemporary Arts) where we were to listen to a lecture by a Radom scholar named Lukasz Drzyzanowski. He has written a book that explains what happened when survivors of the Radom Jewish community returned to their homes after the war. I did not know that seven […]

Radom continued ….

August 9, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

– Bonnie, Sandy, Ellen – at the Jewish Cemetery in Radom   Julie, Ellen, Bonnie, Ilana, Sandy, Jon in front of what was Mom’s apartment on the main square in Radom Last night, after our Shabbat dinner, we had a chance to speak with some of the families who came from far and wide. We spoke to a woman from France; she was a 3G (third generation) who was here with her parents (2G) and […]

Heading to Radom

August 5, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial –   The Polin Museum of the History of the Polish Jews             Our morning was spent visiting the Polin Museum of the History of the Polish Jews which opened in 2013 on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. The word “Polin” in Hebrew means “rest here.” The building is modern and according to my research, was designed by the Finnish architects Rainer Mahlamaki […]

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