Book Reviews

Black Earth by Timothy Snyder

     For America, and likely much of Western Europe, most of what we know about World War II and the Holocaust comes from the Western perspective, and the battles fought on Germany's western front. In Black Earth, Timothy Snyder tells of the events in Eastern Europe that led to the destruction of smaller state governments,… Continue reading Black Earth by Timothy Snyder


“Mein Kampf” Publication in Germany

For the first time since World War II, Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" has been newly published in Germany. In today's political and cultural climate, with so many nations and individuals harboring hatred for the Jewish people, this seems like the worst possible time for such a publication. The comfort comes in that this new edition is… Continue reading “Mein Kampf” Publication in Germany

Book Reviews

Night by Elie Wiesel

     The picture to the left is the cover of a 3-in-1 collection of Elie Wiesel's Night Trilogy. Night, the first of the trilogy, is a memoir. Elie Wiesel, a holocaust survivor, tells of his time at Auschwitz. From his home, to the ghetto, to the camps and the separation of his family... he and his… Continue reading Night by Elie Wiesel