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Part 9: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–Guest Lecture (video) on Antisemitism, Anti-Americanism in Schools

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. This installment in my series, posted with permission, is a presentation given at this year’s “Understanding the Times Conference” sponsored by Olive Tree Ministries in Maple Grove, Minnesota. The annual conferences feature pastors, … Continue reading

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Part 8: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–Searching for the Mame-Loshn* in the Promised Land and in the Borderlands

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila *”Mother tongue” (Yiddish) The Mame-Loshn  When we recently found out that ancestors on both sides of our family were Jewish (Ashkenazi), one side of the family by DNA tests and documents, the other, by oral history, it … Continue reading

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Part 7: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–Holocaust Survivor Dies (It Was Real)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila WWII Dutch Resistance leader and Holocaust survivor Diet Eman died this week at age 99. Her story is encapsulated in a ten minute video interview she gave in 2017 as part of a Fox 17, West Michigan, … Continue reading

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Part 6: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–Holocaust Survivor John Steier Speaks

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Introduction and Parts 1 and 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Section 1: A Survivor Speaks Then  We’re not sure if the man featured in the “Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation,” segment recorded 10/30/96 … Continue reading

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Part 5, “Then They Came for (my ancestors)”–GUEST OPINION: “Democratic Party and Progressive activism empower anti-Semitism,” by Ron Jager

Series’ Introduction/Parts 1 and 2 Part 3 Part 4 The following article, Part 5 of this series, is re-printed with permission from the author, Ron Jager*. It first appeared in the May 15, 2019, edition of American Thinker online. Section … Continue reading

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Part 4: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–College Propaganda Mills

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Introduction and Parts 1 and 2  Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Section 1: Article Review, “Terrifying video on antisemitic conference at the University of North Carolina” “Ami Horowitz, the investigatory filmmaker who often exposes campus madness, … Continue reading

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Part 3: “Then they came (for my ancestors)”–Danger! Same Old Same NEW Socialism

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Introduction, Part 1 and Part 2 Part 4 Part 5 Section 1: Article Review, “The God that Failed…Over and Over Again,” The article featured in this first section of Part 3 is an essay from American Thinker, … Continue reading

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Introduction and Parts 1- 2: “Then they came for (my ancestors)”–Real, Then; Warnings, Again

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Series’ Introduction and Part 1 …Then they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew… –Martin Niemöller Many recognize the World War II … Continue reading

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