We spent the day in Majdanek and Lublin, met up with a group of Israeli soldiers at Majdanek, and are right now in the midst of heated discussion on the role of the kind of trip we are on and the kind of trips many Israeli and American youth take to Poland.
Does it create a bunker mentality?
Does it make them feel that they are victims? That the diaspora is a place of death?
A lot of vibrant and rather raw feelings are being expressed.