Concentration Camps

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drew ire from Trump supporters after she tweeted that the U.S. has established "concentration camps" along the southern border.
Andrea Pitzer defended Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's controversial tweet referring to immigrant detention centers as concentration camps.
The weird logic Attorney General Jeff Sessions used to deny that his policy of separating children and putting them into detention is comparable to Nazi Germany is astounding.
In early April 1945, my father was packed into a train with 2,500 other prisoners from Bergen-Belsen as the Nazis insanely tried to keep British and American troops from rescuing them. The train was made up of 45 cars with their doors sealed shut; the crowding was horrific and of course there was no food or water.
Viktor Frankl realized he could not resolve the matter and got up to go home. As he left, he thought that if there ever was a time that a man could use a sign from God, this would be such a time. The issue was beyond human resolution.
Much of the book is an intertwining of history and mystery, and yet romance plays a major role as well. Who was this woman with whom her grandfather had a serious love affair? Why was she left behind, and where was she now?
Though I had said Kaddish for my father's father at Bergen Belsen, where I had always assumed he died because my father and his sister had been prisoners there, I discovered that he had actually been a prisoner at Auschwitz. Why had my father never told me?
I usually find TV award shows as primarily fluff and hype, and they rarely stir deep emotions in me. However, listening to Benedict Cumberbatch's acceptance speech in the Best Actor category at the American Film Awards ceremonies for his portrayal of Alan Turing in the film "The Imitation Game" brought me to tears.
In the chaos of war, this hellish train wandered for a week and finally stopped at Farsleben, a tiny town not far from the
“Honestly, I don’t think I would do anything differently because I didn’t mean any harm,” Mitchell told TakePart Live in
In the end, the only true freedom is the spiritual form, because once attained, it can never be taken away without our consent.
Virginia was honored with the Legion of Honor in France, that country's highest civilian award. She kept her American citizenship until the day she died, but she is virtually unknown in the United States.
ROME, April 26 (Reuters) - Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, about to begin a sentence for tax fraud, provoked
The trauma caused by the Holocaust still resonates in the Jewish psyche, causing symptoms physically, emotionally, as well as in their relationships and families.
Humanity's dark side leaves everyone ashamed: first the victims and, later, the abusers when exposed. We are collectively
It’s been almost 70 years, but Marsha Kreuzman still remembers the moment she lay outside the steps of a Nazi crematorium wishing she could die.
It was a strategy Kreuzman and her family would come to know intimately. Since then, the now-90-year-old Holocaust survivor
If you are planning to road trip to Yellowstone, Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument, Devils Tower, or anywhere in this part of America (the trip so many of us do in our lives), Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in Powell, Wyoming should be on your list American historical sites to visit.
This week marks the 100th anniversary of the last major battle in one of the most brutal military occupations in American history, and one that has gone almost entirely forgotten, left as little more than a footnote in the history books of children. I am speaking, of course, of the U.S. occupation of the Philippines.
On April 11, 1945, American troops liberated Buchenwald, one of the largest concentration camps established by the Nazis