Guatemalan Genocide.docx - Bryan Gomez Mr Fede Holocaust\/Genocide Studies I Guatemalan Genocide After surviving the horrors of Auschwitz Roma Kaltman

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Bryan Gomez Mr. Fede Holocaust/Genocide Studies I 3/15/2018 Guatemalan Genocide After surviving the horrors of Auschwitz, Roma Kaltman felt a strong obligation to share about her experiences during the Holocaust. She believed that no one should ever have to live through what she and her sister survived. Rabbi Joachim Prinz, who led a Jewish congregation in Berlin, Germany during the rise of Nazism, stood at the podium during the March on Washington in 1963 and declared that in the face of hatred "the most urgent, the most disgraceful, the most shameful and the most tragic problem is silence." Decades later, Carl Wilkens, an American missionary who remained in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, remarked that “Genocide stems from the belief that my world would be better without you in it — without you and your kind.” These three individuals learned these lessons as eyewitnesses to crimes of genocide. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, while survivors faced the difficult and often unbearable journey of
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