Stars and World War II

In 1934, the most famous use of stars during WWII came into play. The Nazi Party began requiring that the Star of David, accompanied by the word “Juden,” mark all Jewish businesses in order to deter visitors. Then the star, or some version of it, became a badge for Jews to wear at all times. In concentration … Continue reading

Stars and the Refugees

“Stars, in your multitude, scarce to be counted, filling the darkness with order and light. You are the sentinels, silent and sure, keeping watch in the night…keeping watch in the night.” From “Stars,” Les Miserables In many situations around the world, the last thing a refugee sees before making his or her final escape is … Continue reading

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