Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:26 am
Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with a California speaking tour this month, recounting her years of fleeing and hiding, her arrest, and the nightmare that followed.
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Posted by Annonymous, a resident of another community, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:26 am
In 1959 I worked with a Jewish man who had a serial number on his forearm, he told me that the Nazi's killed his wife and two children,he was able to escape. I visited the Holocoust Museum in D.C. it is a part of history that should be taught in history classes.
Posted by Mike, a resident of the Highland Oaks neighborhood, on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:41 pm
The Holocaust, the mass murder of the Romani and disabled, and the slaughter of the estimated 11 million Russian civilians and POWs by the Nazis should be remembered along with all the other instances on the extensive list of mass murders and genocide by organized forces both before and after.
Maybe gun control legislation would be more effective if directed toward governments rather than individuals.