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July 30, 2016 / 24 Tammuz, 5776
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Photo of liberation of Buchenwald taken by photographer Margaret Bourke-White. Rabbi Yaakov Avigdor is sixth from the left (face partially obscured).
 

Posted on: July 29th, 2016

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To the amazement of the bedraggled group of prisoners, Rav Yaakov proceeded to recite the entire parsha from memory.

Al and his grandchildren
 

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016

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His life was an example of Torah, middos and humility in action.

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Posted on: July 21st, 2016

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Newport had been financially devastated during the Revolution, when the British occupied the town and seized ships and other resources.

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Posted on: July 15th, 2016

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The lectures are all of the highest caliber, with each lecturer a successful expert in his or her field. They give practical hands-on advice and tips to help others replicate their success.

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Posted on: July 15th, 2016

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Another fact that participants need to deal with is that in so many cases little remains to bear witness to the horrors that took place.

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Posted on: July 14th, 2016

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In Ani Maamin, Wiesel navigates the extremes between shallow religious fervor and glib atheism.

Illustration of Temple B'nai Israel which Rosanna helped to establish in her will.
 

Posted on: July 11th, 2016

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Perhaps even more would have perished if not for the efforts of thousands of women who volunteered to help nurse the soldiers, including Clara Barton, who would later found the American Red Cross, and Louisa May Alcott, author of the Civil War-era classic Little Women.

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Posted on: July 11th, 2016

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While there were those who chose to avoid the paint, I wasn’t one of them.

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Posted on: July 7th, 2016

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While it is not the purpose of this article to present a dissertation on the Torah’s views on evolution, suffice it to say this is a very controversial topic and that strong arguments exist on both sides.

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2016

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Even when the mob threatened to kill her children that were in the house, she refused to give them any information.

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Posted on: July 1st, 2016

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A list can contain not four, not fourteen, but even forty or more items all at one time (although, I’d suggest you try and limit yourself if you want to keep your sanity).

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Posted on: June 29th, 2016

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Luz never married. “When she died,” Dwork said, “her nephew was going through her apartment, sorting out her effects, and he found a suitcase of these letters.

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Posted on: June 27th, 2016

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The Lake George area has a historical depth to it, is filled with natural beauty and has a whole host of fun for those with an adventurous streak.

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Posted on: June 24th, 2016

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The series follows six Modern Orthodox singles in New York City as they navigate the dating scene, dealing with set-ups, mess-ups, and, particularly in the first episode, mix-ups.

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Posted on: June 23rd, 2016

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While honoring his deceased relatives through his work, Sendak simultaneously mocked those survivors with whom he grew up.

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Posted on: June 20th, 2016

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With their skills in finance and trade, and the network they naturally shared with European Jews, they played an important economic role in the sugar trade and the shipping industry.

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Posted on: June 15th, 2016

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Salinger was raised as an Orthodox Jew, and his later turmoil regarding his Jewish identity is the key to understanding his life and work.

Daniel Finkelman (toward the right, with papers in hand) directing a scene in the music video "Shain Vi Di Levana," a Cecelia Margules production. Two members of the Holocaust Survivor Band are standing next to him.
 

Posted on: June 10th, 2016

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In the specialized corner of filmmaking that creates Jewish music videos, Finkelman has earned a reputation as a visionary.

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Posted on: June 8th, 2016

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As always, though, the heart and soul of the parade were the marching bands, singing groups, and hundreds of day schools and organizations representing virtually all segments of the Jewish community.

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Posted on: June 6th, 2016

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Enthusiastic volunteer Arlene Chertof of Efrat says, "The guys are sweethearts. I love volunteering here. Even a soldier without a kippah will ask, ‘Is this pareve or dairy?’”

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