is used to seeing emotional visits. But the group that arrived at the
International School of Holocaust Studies from Slovakia appeared to be
particularly moved. It may have to do with the fellowship of victims,
the shared fate of two people singled out by the Nazis for annihilation
that are now cooperating in an effort to commemorate the past and
educate people about it.
This was the first time that nearly all delegation members, 18 of 20, all teachers, were gypsies from the Roma community.