Antisemitism

the jewish question reloaded — part 1

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Germany has a problem with the Jews. Again. Or rather – Germans just can’t get rid of it, the problem I mean, no matter how hard they try. For the past years already, we are witnessing an alarming new rise of this well known old hate in Germany and Europe and even the USA. Antisemitism […]

Antisemitism

on becoming queen esther in 2019 …

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Albrecht Dürer did it. Vincent van Gogh did it. Egon Schiele did it. Frida Kahlo did it. And I’m doing it too.  It all started about a year ago when I was digitally experimenting with a photo of, well, myself. Artists tend to be vain people, and I am admittedly no exception to this rule. […]

Holocaust

the holocaust on instagram

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Social media is a world of connections and possibilities. It’s a world of opportunity and personal growth and education. However, it is certainly and foremost also an ongoing parade of vanities and egos. And, when we’re honest with ourselves, we all have to admit that we enjoy it to a certain extent, the author of […]

Europe

europe on fire

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I was just cleaning the refrigerator for Pessach when it »plinged« and an SMS came in on my iPhone. A friend had sent me a photo of Notre-Dame – on fire! I first didn’t understand what I was looking at, and immediately checked the internet for the breaking news of the tragic events that were […]

Holocaust

the beach boys in bergen-belsen

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My songs are like Bic razors. For fun, for modern consumption. You listen to it, like it, discard it, then on to the next. Disposable pop. —Freddie Mercury (1946–1991) A few days ago, I have written a blog here talking about the moral problems of abusing the Holocaust for marketing purposes. The reason for this blog […]