Intentionally incarcerated there from 1940 to 1943, Witold Pilecki saw its transformation from a particularly brutal prison into the death factory it is now notorious for being.
That’s what the rumor is. The truth about the ancient Arabic-speaking tribe is a little different.
On the opening of a new academic institution devoted to study of the Hebrew Bible for its moral and political wisdom.
One word got turned upside down and downside up again.
Solomon Maimon abandoned his wife and children in search of intellectual perfection, thereby entirely missing the point.
Unlike, say, “World War I,” the “Yom Kippur War” caught on from the start and never faded. Aside from its naturalness, it has an associational richness that no other names could match.
Prewar, no countries had wanted to take in Europe’s Jews. Postwar, many were poised to claim the spoils of the murdered—until an unprecedented group of experts stepped in.
“I am tired and thirsty, I must have . . .”