Zyklon B Cannisters

Putting a Face to a Name

By Domenica Vera I have been asked many times why I have decided…
Auscwitz enterance Photo credit Katherine Vargas

Heaven is a Place on Earth

By Katherine Vargas We disembarked our bus at a commercial…
A map of the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex

70 Years, 9 Months, and 20 Days

By Renata Husted It has been 70 years, 9 months, and 20 days…
The entrance to Birkenau.

Auschwitz-Birkenau: Grappling with the Unspeakable

By Marcin Zak To visit the old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration…
A cemetary in Prague

I won’t write about Auschwitz.

By Farrell Greenwald Brenner Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang…
Entrance to Auschwitz I_Arbeit Macht Frei

Memories, Reflections and the Holocaust

By Megan Gorenflo When I was thirteen, I traveled with a school…
The main gate to the entrance of Auschwitz I. The sign overhead reads “Arbeit Macht Frei” in German or “Work Makes you Free.”

Auschwitz: An Experience and Lesson No One Should Ever Forget

By Meagan Edwards Shortly after the end of the Second World…
The Book of Names

A Visit to Auschwitz

By Kylie Britt As a student learning about the Holocaust,…
The international monument and the plaque in English.1

Appalling Auschwitz: Confronting the Past

By Katie Thomas Recently, we have been discussing the differences…
Pictured above is the barbwire fence that surrounds the camps. Captured by Jacquelyn Myers

Inside the Barbed Wire Fences: Auschwitz and Birkenau

By Jacquelyn Myers From around the world people have come…