Today is Yom HaShoah, the day that the world remembers the Holocaust.
Below is one of the most powerful images I have ever seen because it describes in a single image what was taken away by the destructive powers of hate, fear, bigotry and ignorance.
And finally, as I remember today, I share this poem.
Written in Pencil in the Sealed Boxcar
Here in this [sealed] shipment (transport)
I [am] Eve
With Abel my son
If you see my older son
Cain the son of Adam
Tell him that I
From Burnnshaw, Stanley, T. Carmi, Susan Glassman, Ariel Hirschfeld, and Ezra Spicehandler, editors. The Modern Hebrew Poem Itself: A new and updated edition. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2003. P. 221.