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Remembering and forgetting

The Kazimierz District of Krakow, or the Jewish Quarter, blends tradition with the avant garde. Just down the street from a centuries-old synagogue is a Cuban-themed bar with a picture of Che Guevara, that nation’s revolutionary “martyr” on the wall. … Continue reading

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Notes from Hell: A visit to Auschwitz, Part 2

It’s almost impossible to imagine what it must have been like to be a prisoner of the Nazis at Auschwitz, despite the meticulous efforts that have been made to preserve the camp since it was liberated in 1945. But when … Continue reading

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