Among the Righteous

The history of the Holocaust in Europe is well-documented, but the history of what happened to the Jewish people of North Africa has been mostly forgotten. Based on Satloff’s book, the film shows that not only did Jews in Arab lands suffer many of same elements of persecution as Jews in Europe, but there were also hopeful stories of Arab friends and neighbors reaching out to protect them.

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Treblinka: Hitler’s Killing Machine

BY ALAN BOYLE

Archaeologists have unearthed unprecedented physical evidence documenting the extent of the killing at the Nazis’ Treblinka death camp in Poland — and they let filmmakers document the finds as well.

The grisly results are revealed in “Treblinka: Hitler’s Killing Machine,” an hour-long show premiering Saturday on the Smithsonian Channel. But they’re revealed in a way that pays respect to the estimated 900,000 Jewish victims of that killing machine.

“The ethical dimension of the work that I do is really important to me,” Caroline Sturdy Colls, an archaeologist from Staffordshire University who led the excavation, told NBC News.

Treblinka is a name as infamous as Auschwitz and Dachau in the Holocaust list of horrors, but the site in eastern Poland is different: There were no inmates liberated by Allied troops, no photos showing disused gas chambers. The Germans finished their work at Treblinka in 1943 and bulldozed the camp. To cover their tracks, they went so far as to plant crops and build a farmhouse on the leveled ground.

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Remembering

Photos from my recent trip to Poland with Rod Bryant. The music by Walter Grund “Remembering” from his album “The Healer”

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Children of the Holocaust

THANK YOU for watching and rating. Sorry to all that would have left messages of support or sympathy, but I’ve had to disable comments due to an overwhelming number of racist/hateful posts. It’s an unfortunate reality that there are people who wish to deny that the Holocaust ever happened, and I will not have that hateful untruth attached to my video.

WARNING: This video contains graphic images that may be disturbing to some viewers. 

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Dachau Concentration Camp Liberation

A Documentary showing the liberation of the Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany. Dachau concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager (KZ) Dachau, IPA: [ˈdaxaʊ]) was the first of the Nazi concentration camps opened in Germany, intended to hold political prisoners. It is located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (9.9 mi) northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, in southern Germany. Opened in 1933 by Heinrich Himmler, its purpose was enlarged to include forced labor, and eventually, the imprisonment of Jews, ordinary German and Austrian criminals, and eventually foreign nationals from countries which Germany occupied or invaded. It was finally liberated in 1945.

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Etta Katz: Her Amazing Story

Etta Katz is my step-grandma. She is a holocaust survivor. She persevered from two notorious concentration camps: Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. This feature covers her life pre, during and post-war. There’s an entire generation of survivors that will be extinct in the next decade or so. Before we know it, video interviews will be the only medium to watch, listen, learn and share this tragic, but inspiring story.

Please Meet is a short video documentary series. The concept of this series is to interview unique individuals that inspire thought, creativity, action, etc. The influencers who are interviewed range from celebrities to a guy selling Streetwise in the freezing cold in Chicago. Everyone has a story, a dream and I want to share their stories with you through my lens.

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