Book review

Vera’s vain protest

Posted by T on July 27, 2007
Ethics, History / 2 Comments

Today is the 64th anniversary of the Allied fire-bombing of Hamburg known as Operation Gomorrah. The British part, which deliberately targeted civilians, actually involved four night-time attacks beginning the nights of 7/24, 7/25, 7/27, and 8/2 of 1943. (There were supplemental American attacks by day that aimed at military targets.) Thus, this night is actually the anniversary of the third night of bombing; but that was the one that created the fire-storm that killed tens of thousands in horror- Continue reading…

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Book: Wex. Born to Kvetch.

Posted by T on December 15, 2006
Judaica / 14 Comments

When I was young, I had a friend Continue reading…

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