May 04

Leroy Johnston

Racism is man’s gravest threat to man– the maximum hatred for a minimum of reason Abraham Joshua Heschel Leroy Johnston came from one of the most prestigious and successful middle-class families in Phillips County, Arkansas. » More

Jul 26

Jewish, German, and a Hero

I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people. Maya Angelou Two Gestapo officers pummeled Fred Mayer in the face. Refusing to tell where his radio » More

Feb 10

War is a Crime

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. Ernest Hemingway David Stoliar, a strapping 19-year old teenager from Kishinev, lay fast asleep in his bunk. A passenger on » More

Sep 24

Forest Lockley, War Veteran

War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth. Ernie Pyle The Secret Service agent on the phone was emphatic. “We’re going to need 26 golf carts.” “But we’ve » More

Jul 21

So What Do You Do?

The technical expert was correct. According to the book, which he knew in detail, the work could not be done. However, this was not the answer I needed to hear. Soldiers and sailors were dying » More

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