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  • In Germany, some closure for the son of survivors

    Adam Friedman, JTA - First person|Apr 12, 2013

    NEW YORK (JTA)—As a child of Holocaust survivors, I have always managed to avoid visiting Germany. Part of my parents’ legacy was never to visit the country, with its dark past—not even to own any products in our home that were made in Germany. Despite my reluctance to visit Germany, an opportunity arose that I could not forgo. A professional group to which I have belonged for 10 years was holding a meeting in Wiesbaden—the day after Yom Kippur, no less. As the international group of about 40 includes many friends and people with whom I regul...