The Church and the Holocaust

January 29th, 2010

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, created in 2005 by a UN General Assembly resolution, coincides with the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp by Soviet forces on January 27, 1945. This is the third of a series of three articles being re-published to observe this solemn day of remembrance. By Tom Carter There has long been speculation about […]


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Auschwitz and the Holocaust

January 28th, 2010

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, created in 2005 by a UN General Assembly resolution, coincides with the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp by Soviet forces on January 27, 1945. This is the second of a series of three articles being re-published to observe this solemn day of remembrance.  By Tom Carter The Auschwitz complex consisted of […]


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Holocaust Remembrance Day

February 1st, 2009

January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Created by the UN General Assembly by resolution in 2005, the commemoration has not been widely observed or taught and has not had any observable effect on the resurgence of anti-semitism in some quarters. To make the point, who reading this knew that International […]


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Auschwitz and the Holocaust

January 28th, 2009

The Auschwitz complex consisted of three camps. One was mostly administrative, another was a slave labor camp supporting an I.G. Farben industrial enterprise, and Auschwitz-Birkenau was the death camp. Well over a million people were murdered at Auschwitz, about 90 percent of them Jews. Some Nazi victims at Auschwitz were from Poland, but many were deported to Auschwitz from […]


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Remembering the Holocaust

January 27th, 2009

The Auschwitz concentration camp was formally liberated by Soviet forces on January 27, 1945. In the 64 years since, Auschwitz has come to symbolize the Holocaust. However, Auschwitz (where about 1,200,000 people died) was only one, albeit the most efficient, of six specialized “death camps,” all of them in Poland. The other five were Treblinka […]


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