|The Holocaust is a
history of enduring horror and sorrow. The
charred skeletons, the diabolic experiments, the death camps,
the mass graves, the smoke from the chimneys .. It seems as
though there is no spark of human concern, no act of humanity,
to lighten that dark history. Yet there were acts of courage and
kindness during the Holocaust - stories to bear witness to
goodness, love and compassion. Inspiring evidence of human
to serve as eulogy to the millions with a yellow star who lived
and died during the dark years of the Holocaust ..
survivor, the author Elie Wiesel, has dedicated his life to
ensuring that none of us forget what happened to the Jews. The
Nobel Prize recipient wrote:
those times there was darkness everywhere. In heaven and on
earth, all the gates of compassion seemed to have been closed.
The killer killed and the Jews died and the outside world
adopted an attitude either of complicity or of indifference.
Only a few had the courage to care."