Poland Day 5 and Conclusion: Vered Kaplan

We started the day at the Lodz Jewish cemetery. We went inside the funeral room and the room where they did the tahara. It reminded me of my father because he is in the local Chevra Kadisha. We learned about proper burial. One thing about this specific cemetery is that during the war, the Jewish... Continue Reading →

Poland Day 3: Vered Kaplan

       First, we went to a farm house in Markowa, near Lancut. The farm house originally belonged to a Polish family. They hid seven or eight Jews throughout the war. Eventually, someone ratted them out, and the Nazis killed everyone. People risked their own lives to save others. They could have easily said, “That's not... Continue Reading →

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