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In Munich, 5 decades of evading grief by Jesse Atkin

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, September 5, 2022 / Comments Off on In Munich, 5 decades of evading grief by Jesse Atkin

Why are there three memorials to the murdered Israeli athletes in Munich’s Olympic Park? Because it took so long to get things right.

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An Oasis in Time and Space by Joelle Chandler

By Ellen Resnek / Saturday, August 13, 2022 / Comments Off on An Oasis in Time and Space by Joelle Chandler

This Shabbat in Berlin was different. This Shabbat was an Oasis in Time and Space.

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Optional by Jessie Atkin

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, August 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Optional by Jessie Atkin

Change is slow, but it can take place. Both the Germany Close Up program and my visit to the East Side Gallery made that loud and clear.

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Shabbat by Sara Bogomolny 

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, August 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Shabbat by Sara Bogomolny 

While I came to Germany hoping to push myself out of my comfort zone, this Shabbat evening was a meaningful and surprising moment of recognition, comfort, and assurance.

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Berlin Reflection by Jonathan Butensky    

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, August 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Berlin Reflection by Jonathan Butensky    

One of the strongest experiences was walking through the Holocaust Memorial site with the field of Stelae.

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The Sounds by Sarah Greenwald

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, August 8, 2022 / Comments Off on The Sounds by Sarah Greenwald

Cacophony of voices during afternoon discussions – each exploring and questioning.

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Reflections on “I will outlive them” by Ami Weintraub

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, August 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflections on “I will outlive them” by Ami Weintraub

Feeling the eternal life that pulses through the earth has grounded me during this trip.

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Blog Post by Heather S

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, August 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Blog Post by Heather S

It, too, is a product of its time, emphasizing some of the suffering that took place there more than others

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Questioning: By Will Brandeis

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, August 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Questioning: By Will Brandeis

It is our jobs as witnesses and educators to make sure that people know the only difference between a weed and a flower is that someone decided it was a weed.

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Monuments: By Ross Meyer

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, August 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Monuments: By Ross Meyer

A Poem of Reflection

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