Avi Weiss

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Friday is the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the notorious death camp complex known as Auschwitz-Birkenau, where one million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. The complex included Auschwitz I and, two miles away, the much larger Auschwitz II, also known as Birkenau; that was where the Germans built four huge gas chambers, and where nearly all of the killings of Jews took place.

Of all the death factories created by Hitler’s Nazi regime to murder Jews, Birkenau was the most lethal. In the 1980s, Catholics in the village of Brzezinka (the Polish name for Birkenau) established a church in the camp.…  Seguir leyendo »