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Auf Wiedersehen, Pt. 3: A Lost — and Found — Holocaust Archive

Auf Wiedersehen, Pt. 3: A Lost — and Found — Holocaust Archive

I was planning to write a simple, one-post response to the film Auf Wiedersehen: ‘Til We Meet Again, the story of a visit to Austria of three generations of a family with Viennese roots. But the more I wrote, the more I had to say. Since I viewed the film three times, I suppose there’sContinue Reading

Auf Wiedersehen, Pt. 2: Why “The Sound of Music” Doesn’t Play Well in Austria

Auf Wiedersehen, Pt. 2: Why “The Sound of Music” Doesn’t Play Well in Austria

The history of my mother’s family — of the Rosenbaums, in particular, and the Jews of Vienna, in general — only came to me in fits and starts, if it came at all. As I explained in Part 1 of my discussion of the film, “Auf Wiedersehen: ‘Til We Meet Again,” my family, like thatContinue Reading

Auf Wiedersehen, Pt. 1: Breaking the Silence

Auf Wiedersehen, Pt. 1: Breaking the Silence

When I first began researching my mother’s family, even before Freud’s Butcher the blog was born, I heard about a film called “Auf Wiedersehen: ‘Til We Meet Again.” I knew little about it, but was intrigued by the synopsis on the site that I found for ordering it: In this compelling and often funny taleContinue Reading

Coming Attractions!

Coming Attractions!

I’m back. Yes, I needed a break after the daily deadlines of February’s Family History Writing Challenge, but I miss the structure and accountability that the challenge provided.  I thought if I told you what’s upcoming on my blog I would be committed to write about those topics or, as you’ll see, shame others intoContinue Reading