Solomon. Ecclesiastes 3:1, The Bible.
WEB PRESENCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon
WEB PRESENCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecclesiastes
NOTE: “According to Rabbinic tradition he was Solomon in his old age, but for various reasons critical scholars have long rejected this idea. The author of Ecclesiastes is presently a mystery.”
VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cVnxenNEZ8 (I really had to include this great song that references this quote)
Hanukkah celebrated during the Holocaust
“de uiteindelijke vorming van iemands karakter ligt in zijn eigen hand.”
Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank. Netherlands: Maple Press, 2011.
(12 June 1942 – 1 August 1944)
Entry dated: 15 Jul 1944
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=tgnUAiIWBGAC
SEE (Dutch): http://books.google.com/books?id=J_UPAQAAIAAJ
FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/annefrankhouse
NOTE: Anne wrote the diary from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944. The hiding place was betrayed and they were discovered on 4 August 1944. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (northern Germany) in early March 1945 from typhoid.
For more information on Anne Frank: http://www.annefrank.org/
For more information on Jewish diaries: http://act.ushmm.org/content/diaries?source=20100908diaries&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ushmm&utm_campaign=20100908diaries
Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp: http://isurvived.org/Bergen-Belsen_liberation.html