One Last Journey into the Night

The Boston Globe’s┬áDavid Filipov travels to Auschwitz-Birknenau with Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter. Arbeiter barely survived the Nazi concentration camps, but his parents did not. The 87-year-old Arbeiter says that he made this return trip to Poland and Germany “to make my peace with what happened.” Filipov writes that Arbeiter “encounters kindness and good will, and a sincere effort among Poles and Germans to atone for the sins of the past. But peace, no. Peace eludes him at every turn.”

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