This past friday, as we walked past the great synagogue of Florence, we saw a man standing with a bouquet of flowers.

He shared the following story, “My dad was in the US army during WWII and was a liberator of two concentration camps. Dad told me, “I liberated the camps. I saw the carnage with my own eyes. We mustn’t ever forget. And if we make sure to never forget it […]

“A very old man came in to my Starbucks. Halfway through struggling to understand his order through his thick accent, he noticed my necklace.”

He stopped and said “Your star is beautiful.”, and I thanked him. There was a long pause before he spoke again. When he did, he said “It is beautiful, but I am having a hard time looking at it. The last time I wore one, it was mandatory.” We then […]

“I lived in Poland, so we were persecuted from the first day of the war. First they took us from our home, then they put us in a ghetto, then they made us march, then they sent us to the camps.”

“I was separated from everyone, but my brother later told me that my father froze to death. But I have children now, and grandchildren, and great grandchildren– a great big family, all of them educated. Look at everything that came from just one person who escaped. Just goes to show […]

I am an Israeli Jew, he is an Israeli Arab, we both live in Jerusalem and we train together every day at Jerusalem Boxing Club.

In the ring, there are no differences, no politics, only the values of respect and fraternity. We both belong to the human community and we love each other! Je suis Juif israélien, il est Arabe israélien, nous vivons tous les deux à Jerusalem et nous nous entrainons tout les jours […]