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The Commemoration – Sunday, August 6, 2017

August 19, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

        At the dedication           Hilda Chazanovitz, Deputy Mayor of Radom, Karol Semik, and Sharon Grosfeld at the dedication. Hilda and Sharon have been instrumental in organizing, with the organization, Forum for Dialog, this historic milestone. (photo courtesy of Sharon Grosfeld)             The mayor with Sol Birenbaum, a Radom survivor and childhood friend of my father, Joseph Horn. (photo courtesy of Forum for […]

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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 […]

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Other Activities in Radom – August 5, 2017

August 10, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

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 Jews were killed; for Jews, it […]

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Radom continued ….

August 9, 2017 Sandy Rubenstein 0

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 her two children, Talia, 16, and Ilon, 13 (4G). We also met […]

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