Posts Tagged With: Holocaust

A Virtuoso Graphic Novel, Painted While in Hiding From the Nazis | Literary Hub

Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943) was the last Jewish student at the Berlin Fine Arts Academy. The danger for her had become so great by late 1938 that her family decided to get her out of Germany.

This is an amazing, and sad and angering, story. What sucks is we’re STILL learning the extent of the damage done to the arts and sciences some 70 years after the fact.

What a different world we might have had.

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Impresario Extraordinaire | David Magazine

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia Presents a Retrospective Honoring the Life and Times of Legendary Rock Promoter Bill Graham.

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My latest missive from David Magazine. Go ahead and give it a look. Tell ’em Jaq sent ya.

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Review: The Storyteller

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Like a finely braided challah (the bread baked for the Jewish sabbath), Jodi Picoult weaves an intricate tale of redemption and forgiveness, identity and masks, and relationships of all sorts. And she does it all with a certain lightness, never getting heavy handed with her subject matter, the Holocaust, although it could easily slip into melodrama territory.

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