Letter, 19 August 2014

Dear Candice, Yesterday, even as I was contemplating taking a break from Facebook, I noticed that there was an event calling for people to come downtown for a protest re: Ferguson.   The goal was…

The Bloom of Youth

I came across this photo of Hedy Wachenheimer (later Epstein) from one of my files; this is likely  from when she was in her teens.

Remembering Is Not Enough

Hilene Flanzbaum, The Americanization of the Holocaust The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 The following  note is from summer 1999 when I was reworking my dissertation to what would become my first book, Elie Wiesel…

This Is It

Sitting with Hedy At the end Is like sitting with Mev At the end Breathing in, calm Breathing out, present This quiet moment This only moment

This and That

Just heard from an attorney in Jerusalem that my book Elie Wiesel and The Politics of Moral Leadership Is in the Israeli National Library I hope it also carries Hedy Epstein’s Erinnern Ist Nicht Genug