Yes, summer is approaching and the Holocaust Memorial Day had already passed, but that is exactly the point. Chances are, a great amount of the readers have left their “Holocaust thoughts” back a few months, on the Memorial Day. But it is important to keep those memories and thoughts alive in order to remind us who we are and what our mission in the world is. We must NEVER FORGET the great tragedy that struck our nation, and we must remind the world that the Jewish nation is the Chosen One and everlasting. With G-d’s help we will see the soon-to-come redemption and resurrection of the dead, in the near future.
Avigayil is a great granddaughter of Rabbi Shalom and Irene Klass and a granddaughter of Naomi Mauer. She lives in the settlement of Karnei Shomron, and is finishing her senior year at Amana, a Bnei AKiva Ulpana in Kfar Sava. This article was written following a class trip earlier this year to Poland to gain a first hand perspective of the atrocities committed by the Nazi’s.