Gilleleje Church & the Holocaust

Yesterday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Forgetting or overlooking the Holocaust demeans the memory of the 6 million killed by the Nazis and their collaborators -- as well as those who stood up for the lives of those who were murdered. Among those who stood up were members of Gilleleje Lutheran Church, and its pastor,…

Jan Karski, John Gatton, and the power of standing up

It was 80 years ago today that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, ending America's tentative and increasingly untenable neutrality. World War 2 holds me in its spell -- perhaps because history seemed to hang in the balance; perhaps because such evil was carried out in appalling ways; perhaps because it wasn't that long ago --…