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Recreating WWII Poland: A Novelist’s Trip Back in Time

by Jennifer Rosner “You’re going to Poland in December?” My family and friends asked. “Yes!” I answered, adding yet another thick pair of socks to my pack.

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Posted in Historical Fiction, World History

A Judenrat’s Financial Triumph Over the Gestapo

by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat It was March 1941. Nearly a year had passed since I had been born, and despite my parents’ continued optimism, conditions were getting worse, not better. Still, Żarki remained an open ghetto and,

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Posted in Military History

Putinism: Russia and its Future with the West

Putinism

by Walter Laqueur It is common knowledge that relations between America and Russia have deteriorated very much. A debate is now under way in Washington what US policy towards Russia should be. When President Obama was elected he made it

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Posted in World History

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