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Posted on: December 8th, 2004

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We have an ugly name for people who commit the ugly crime of declaring that The Holocaust never happened - they are called 'deniers,' and have been successfully prosecuted both here and abroad.

 

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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It claims to be a cookbook - but this is one of the best Jewish -Baedekers' (travelogues) we've seen in quite a long time.

 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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Prior to World War II, Jewish religious culture, customs and style varied from country to country in Eastern Europe.

 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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A fascinating 'coming-of-age' story, The Hebrew Kid and The Apache Maiden is first in a series of young-adult novels written especially for young members of Torah-observant families.

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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There is a public high school located in Brooklyn's Williamsburg section that is named after 19th-century educator Sarah J. Hale.

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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Hannah Ahrendt wrote about the banality of evil - the "ordinariness" of the everyday occurrences of evil behavior that befell Jews under the Nazi regime.

 

Posted on: October 27th, 2004

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More than a half-million of all Jewish citizens of the United States, nearly ten percent, served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II.

 

Posted on: October 20th, 2004

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Once Jerusalem has touched your soul, it never lets you go!

 

Posted on: October 13th, 2004

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Take a really good look at the photo accompanying this week's book review. Do you recognize this person?

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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Author David E. Feldman was working on another book when he was invited to lunch by a neighbor, Leonard Levine, in Long Beach, Long Island.

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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Rabbi Ari D. Kahn is a popular lecturer at Aish HaTorah and the Director of the Overseas Student programs at Bar Ilan University in Israel.

 

Posted on: September 15th, 2004

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Title: The Fugu Plan: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews during World War IIBy: Rabbi Marvin Tokayer and Mary SwartzPublisher: Gefen Publishing, Jerusalem, Israel     This is not a new book. It was written by Rabbi Tokayer – who resides in Brooklyn – in 1979. In this new edition, Tokayer includes […]

 

Posted on: August 11th, 2004

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Without expressing anti-Semitism or even anti-Zionism, this literary jewel of a debut novel from an Arab-Israeli expresses what it means to be a hyphenated citizen in Israel today.

 

Posted on: August 11th, 2004

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The sub-heading of this book's title is: The Exploration and Improvement of The Mother-in-Law, Daughter-in-Law Relationship, but Dr. Morris, who is writing under a pseudonym "to protect the innocent," is a well-known family therapist in Rego Park, Queens.

 

Posted on: August 4th, 2004

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If the title suggests that this is a book about Abraham Lincoln - you've been tricked!

 

Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

 

Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

 

Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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Rabbi Avi Weiss has become legendary for his heroic activism on behalf of Jewish causes where others are content with private lamenting.

 

Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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During the Second World War, a top-secret mission was organized to establish a military base in Greenland that would enable the recent invention of radar to be tested.

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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When a Jew becomes deathly ill, it has become the custom for that person to adopt a new name, for a name evokes great spirituality, and it is hoped that the goodness of the adopted name will bring relief.

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