Archive | May, 2014

Sunday Scenes: Sir Nicholas Winton

29 May

Lorri M. Writings and Photography

Over twenty five years ago, on That’s Life, a BBC TV show, Sir Nicholas Winton was surprised by some of the Holocaust Survivors he helped save, and their extended families. If this video does not make you teary-eyed, I have no idea what will. I have watched it numerous times since I first saw it, a few months back.

nickfam This morning, I have the privilege of a seeing the documentary film, “Nicky’s Family“. I am a member of the movie theater’s “Sneak Preview Club”, and am attending a free screening. I am already feeling emotional, knowing about Sir Nicholas Winton’s story incredible. Since first seeing the BBC video, I have researched him and have become educated as to how he saved children from concentration camps and/or possible death, in what is known as the Czech Kindertransport.

Sir Nicholas Winton was responsible for saving 669 children! Imagine… And…

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The Politics of Love (from a book ‘The Passing Summer’ by Michael Cassidy)

27 May

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

25 May

“Terrorism can’t break us”: Ada Dolch, a school principal whose sister died at the trade center, recalled turning her grief into inspiration to open a school in Afghanistan. “What a kick in the head to Osama bin Laden!” she said.

24 May

A Story of Forgiveness: The Legacy of Amy Biehl

22 May

TASS SAADA : ‘ONCE AN ARAFAT MAN’

22 May

Once an Arafat Man

ONCE AN ARAFAT MAN The True Story of How a PLO Sniper Found a New Life The following article was sourced from http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2009/September/Fmr-Palestinian-Terrorist-Embraces-Jesus-Jews/ By Erick Stakelbeck CBN News Terrorism Analyst Thursday, October 01, 2009 Former Palestinian Terrorist Embraces Jesus, Jews In its push to establish a Palestinian state, the Obama administration is counting on the Palestinian party known as Fatah to be Israel’s partner for peace. But judging by a major conference held by the group in Bethlehem last month, President Obama’s vision is a long way from being fulfilled. In Bethlehem, Fatah leaders reaffirmed their commitment to what they call “armed resistance.” They refused to recognize Israel’s status as a Jewish state. Fatah, which rules the West Bank, also restated its desire to take control of eastern Jerusalem and make it the capital of a Palestinian state. Arafat Once His ‘Hero’ These rigid views sound all too familiar to…

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Heart-wrenching documentary follows organ recipients after shooting

21 May
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