I'm the granddaughter of survivors. My grandmother grew up in Poland, the youngest of 6 sisters.
Her whole family was killed by the Nazis. She hid under a porch as they slaughtered her sisters. (1/10)
I brought my grandmother to school to share her story as history, not a cautionary tale.
My biggest concern at synagogue each Saturday was whether they’d hand out candy at the end. (3/10)
Now, congregants worry if the next person who walks through the door is there to shoot them.
Kids must go through security on the way into Hebrew school.
Nazis march on our streets with swastikas and guns, and kill and injure peaceful protesters. (4/10)
And with each new extremist attack, we see how central anti-Semitism is to the vile white nationalism that also targets black, Muslim, Sikh, Latinx, LGBTQ, and other minorities. (6/10)
Because we can beat this. We have to. (8/10)