Yehuda Bauer

I visited the Holocaust Center, Bet Shalom, because I got to know Stephen, and was immensely impressed by the originality of the concepts (plural!) that inspired the work there. The fact that it lies next to a village which maintained the medieval traditions seemed to me to be an ideal combination of past, present, and possibly future. Marina was everywhere, looking after amenities, food, the content of the meetings, the survivors – and not only of the Holocaust – and the publications. Eddie’s (as well as Marina’s, of course) Methodism fitted the atmosphere, whether you were Christian, Jewish, or neither. The contacts developed, with both brothers, to this day, and Marina and Eddie were the anchors for their ships. I did not know Marina well, but what I experienced with her was a warm, almost cozy, atmosphere. We shall all miss her very much.