On a recent visit to Germany, sponsored by the German government as a gesture of goodwill to descendants of Holocaust victims, American author David E. Gumpert wondered whether in times to come, people would visit the site where Michael Schmidt’s farm once stood and recognize — just like Germans do now about the Nazi era — how totally deranged our country once was. Here’s an excerpt from that post of David’s:
“I departed the Weston A. Price Foundation conference early to travel to Germany and attend special ceremonies in my deceased mother’s hometown, commemorating the seventieth anniversary of Kristallnacht–the night Germany burned nearly all the country’s synagogues to the ground and officially launched the Holocaust.
I had been to the city of Darmstadt a few times before, in researching a book I co-authored with my aunt about my family’s experiences during the Holocaust (Inge: A Girl’s Journey Through Nazi Europe) and thought I knew most everything I could learn related to my family’s history. But after I arrived yesterday, I learned something else–a bizarre tale– that made me think about the current struggles over raw milk in Canada and the U.S. Continue reading