WWII

Magazine History & Philosophy

Camp Dharma

The recent talk of a Muslim registry isn’t the first time the United States government has targeted individuals based on their religion. Duncan Ryuken Williams shares the often overlooked stories of Buddhist Japanese Americans who were interned during WWII—and explains why it’s critical now to revisit their sacrifices and contributions.

By Duncan Ryuken Williams

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The Search for Meaning

My father spent two years in concentration camps—first Auschwitz, then Buchenwald, then a smaller camp in the Black Forest. No, that does not mean I am Jewish—he was a Catholic Pole living in Warsaw, turned in to the Gestapo by an orphan boy he had assisted and arrested for his role in helping to publish […]

By Andrew Olendzki
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