Tag Archives: Vel d’Hiv Roundup

C’étaient des enfants

I’ve gotten in the habit of checking out the special exhibits at the Hôtel de Ville because they are always excellent – and free. (Each quarter (Arrondissement) has its own city hall, but this is the central one for all … Continue reading

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Mettre la clé sous la porte

I saw Sarah’s Key last night, starring the always impressive Kristin Scott Thomas. The movie tells the story of the impact of the Vel d’Hiv Roundup on a Jewish family in Paris, and the impact on a modern day family. … Continue reading

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