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It is a flame that dances in remembrance, inside the blackness". There are some sections towards the end that are a bit confusing and disjointed - may have benefited from better editing perhaps, but a thought provoking book.
The sources, biblio and info provided about searching for Jewish relatives, towns pre WW2 etc are extremely helpful.
This publication lists the names of 4, Jewish communities which were destroyed in the Holocaust. They are recorded according to the geographical boundaries ofbefore the territorial changes which were caused by the expansion of Nazi Germany.
A Quest by Theo Richmond as they all deal with the Holocaust area around the shifting borders of what was once called Volhynia. It seems that for this geographical area one needs to know Russian, Polish, Yiddish, Hebrew, Ukrainian and German if one is to do serious research pre WW2, and I am going to have to live a long time to learn them all I think to find what I am looking for.
The author wondered why he and his brother were called John and Mark, "gospel boys": In Yiddish the author was named informally "Mattis", but no one in Australia knows him by that name.
No wonder Baker wondered. Mark wonders "by what right did his father have to lop the branches off the trees in their garden family tree? Mark asked his father, "Why Baker"? At this point he laughs, even before pronouncing the punchline. Baker has gone some way to completing the jigsaw, for himself, what he accomplished and found, he is satisfied.
I am searching for where my great grandfather originally came from - for he shucked his past, his Jewishness on board the ship sailing here, like so many others. The glitch is what name swhat language did he go by - we are only guessing so far from odd comments said, inferred or not mentioned.
Picking up clues here and there, from books, from things handed down. Should I get the wood dated?
There are many still searching, still many lost and unaccounted for.In the seventeenth year of Pekah the son of Remaliah, Ahaz the son of Jotham, king of Judah, began to reign. Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusa.
At The Fiftieth Gate by ATTRITION, released 06 July 1. Theme I 2. Haydn (or mine) 3.
My Friend Is Golden 4. Death Truck 5. Peacemaker 6. Two Miles Up 7. Milano (auto-italian) 8. Interlude 9. History Man Theme II The Fiftieth Gate Haydn (or mine - 12" remix) Lady Look Now Haydn (Biding Time) Sideways Glance To The Devil The Fiftieth Gate.
Mark Raphael Baker. An initial look at the text reveals ideas on how the past is represented, the use of history, the use of memory and when these may fail. Fiftieth Gate Essay - Yr 12 Module C.
This student studied: HSC - Year 12 - English (Advanced) Memory is an individual’s personal recollection of an event, represented with emotional experiences and is often seen as fallible due to its fragmented nature. But we lost this avenue to G‑dliness. We became so tempted by philosophy and logic that we substituted it for spiritual pursuit.
When we forgot that there is a "fiftieth gate," beyond understanding and intellect, we lost it. When we forgot to put our egos aside to "see" G‑dliness, we lost it. But, we did not lose all. The Fiftieth Gate and Rabbit Proof Fence both show culture by speaking in their own unique native tongue this creates awareness to the audience of the history of that particular group.
Baker being a historian finds it hard to believe his mothers memories “I don’t believe you, prove it” and he often comes off as rude and obtrusive pushing his .