They branded that number on Livia Rebak’s arm.  Her son, Oded Rebak, and her grandson, Daniel Philosof, chose to have those numbers tattooed on their own arms.  It serves as a reminder to never forget the Holocaust.

When I was in high school, two of my teachers had these tattoos on their forearms.  But I don’t think I was capable of comprehending at that time. Now I can’t say I “comprehend” it exactly, but the enormity of it is overwhelming.

Slideshow here.

Photo by Uriel Sinai

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