Reflection from Auschwitz

sunset at Birkenau-Auschwitz

sunset at Birkenau-Auschwitz

I’ll be speaking more about this on Sunday in worship, but wanted to share the video a friend took while we were touring the Birkenau Concentration Camp.

It was one of those moments where I was thankful to be at the right place at the right time.hasidic

If anyone knows what they are singing, I would love to know more about the song. It hasn’t left my thoughts.

And here’s a longer video (with the same wind noise) and shots of the kids from our trip as they heard the song.

(Please read comments to see the story of the song. Very powerful. Thanks for finding the answers for me.)

Here’s a video a friend found with words to the song in both English and Hebrew.

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14 thoughts on “Reflection from Auschwitz

  1. As suspected, it’s not Kaddish. It sounds like the first word could be “reviyah,” which means “rains.” Will do some asking around.

  2. Thank you so much for sharing this. It became the basis for my sermon today–a perfect match for both Ezekiel and Jesus with Martha–and the Spirit was definitely at work. My prayer life will be deeper for adding the Ani Ma’amin to it.

  3. Pingback: Yom Ha’Shoah: Idaho Day of Holocaust Remembrance | Glass Overflowing

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