The story of Paula Tattmar and the Righteous’ daughters

In 2008, a college student in Lezignan-Corbieres, South of France handed to her history teacher and also friend of mine an autobiographical manuscript narrating the hunting of a young Jewish woman in the nearby village of Lagrasse in 1944, and her rescue by a local baker couple and their daughters. Based on this testimony written […]

A Russian Christmas Eve somewhat different

We are in January, the 6th, on Christmas Eve for the Russian Orthodox remained true to the Julian calendar. In 2012, the celebration is of a somewhat different tenor from the previous years. The Arab spring has resonated in the Russian land. The Moscow Patriarchate has gone out of its way to warn the Russian […]