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Remembering in Munich

February 17, 2014


Terry Swartzberg is a nice Jewish boy from Wisconsin who has found himself loving life in Munich, Germany these last twenty-five years or so. Active with the Reform congregation in that city, Terry also spends many waking hours advocating on behalf of the Stolpersteine initiative. Stolpersteine (stumbling stones) are those small brass bricks that typically […]

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

February 16, 2014


Fast approaching the 20th anniversary of the beginnings of our White Rose research (July 1994), sometimes it’s easy to feel a little blue about this work. Days when people who publish fluff bask in adulation for perpetuated legend, or those perplexing times when doors are slammed shut or brick walls erected around primary source documents, […]

Aristotle, Augustine, and Hitler – for Audrey

January 31, 2014


Hans Scholl too officially began his Christmas vacation on December 22, [1942] showing up at his parents’ house without Sophie. Doubtless Hans made some excuse or the other for Sophie’s absence. Apparently neither he nor Sophie told anyone that Sophie was off to visit Otl in Bad Hall. What a happy reunion that was! Otl was […]

Augustine for Baylee

January 31, 2014


A treasured student recently posed a couple of serious questions regarding Sophie Scholl’s obsession with Augustine’s works. Baylee, this one is for you! Excerpted from White Rose History, Volume I.