Holocaust

Kapitola 31. Holocaust jako křesťanské selhání

Evropané, kteří zavraždili dvě třetiny evropských Židů, byli křesťané, pokřtění a odchovaní křesťanským učením.

Po holocaustu nemají křesťané právo klást na Židy žádné duchovní a morální požadavky, které nekladou sami na sebe.

Cobblestones honoring Holocaust victims appear on Prague streets

Seen here installing the first Czech ‘stumbling blocks’ in 2008, German artist Gunter Demnig is back in Prague this week to carry on his ‘life’s work’

Artist Gunter Demnig’s cobblestone plaques have already collectively become the single biggest Holocaust memorial in Germany

Brian Kenety 13.6.2011

Schindler’s Czech factory may become museum

The former Vitka textile factory is now in the hands of an Olomouc firm keen to restore it and honor the memory of Oskar Schindler and the Jewish workers on his famous ‘List’

The Polish chapter of ‘Schindler’s List’ is well known — and a tourist draw; could the Czech factory where ‘his Jews’ were rescued be too?

Brian Kenety 8.6.2011

Kapitola 27: Pomoc Němcům po nacismu přináší relativizaci zla

Židovský psycholog Viktor Frankl (1905–1997) strávil v nacistických koncentračních táborech tři roky. Za přežití vděčí svému psychologickému objevu, že i nejhorší podmínky dokážou přežít ti, kdo v osudu nacházejí konkrétní smysl.

Zneužití nálepky nacista na kdejakou pravicovost ztotožňovanou s rasismem posunuje k politické korektnosti a multikulturnímu sebemrskačství.

Czech author Arnošt Lustig (84) has died

Lustig’s novel ‘Lovely Green Eyes’ was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2003

Arnošt Lustig, a Holocaust survivor who wrote more than 50 books, died of cancer early Saturday.

Brian Kenety 26.5.2011

Czech-American reflects on his wartorn childhood

Charles Ota Heller with his memoir of a Czech childhood

After moving to the US following World War II, ‘Charles’ was told to forget about ‘Ota’; now he’s written a memoir about his childhood

‘Nicky’s Family’ reveals legacy of human compassion

The film contains dramatizations of event as well as historical footage

A powerful new documentary portrays Sir Nicholas Winton’s heroic efforts through the eyes of the kindertransport children he rescued