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Being the child of a Holocaust survivor can be difficult. Who could possibly understand the horrific experience? But one woman from the northern suburbs learned a lesson in forgiveness that could be helpful for anyone living with fear, anger or resentment. Karen Kaplan shares her experience in a new book: “Descendants of Rajgrod: Learning to Forgive.” Larry Potash has the...

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Karen’s story has also been published in the Deerfield Patch “Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.” -Eckhart Tolle It had been months since my children were all home and I couldn’t wait to be with them. Max had started his first job teaching high school history and coaching basketball. He stayed...

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Just one mile south of Rajgród, toward Grajewo, off Highway 61 and near the border of another small village (named Opartowa), we found another dirt road leading to another village (named Okoniówce), where we turned off toward the lake. We drove another mile, passed some homes and farms, and ended near a curve in the road where the forest began....

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    JANUARY 2015   Rotary Member of Highland Park            I just finished reading DESCENDANTS OF RAJGROD last night and I was moved as well as inspired by the message…. your story and your viewpoint are making me evaluate my own perspective and approach.  I come from a passionate Italian-American family with its own tendency ...more

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