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Abigail and Elisheva with Rabbi Moshe Gutnick, a member of the Sydney Beth Din and head of the Organization of Rabbis of Australasia.
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2015

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There is a rich Jewish history in this part of the world. Now the hidden customs are being revealed, as many seek to reconnect with their roots.

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Posted on: August 26th, 2015

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On November 22, 1963, Abraham Zapruder created one of the most famous, and valuable, pieces of film and became forever linked with one of the greatest American national tragedies when he stood with his camera on an elevated concrete abutment as President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. Exhibited here is […]

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Posted on: August 24th, 2015

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Upon meeting the Zionist delegation, General Wu, a recent convert to Christianity, said, “You are my spiritual brothers.

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Posted on: August 24th, 2015

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With the assistance of Mr. Tress, Private Moskowitz tried tirelessly to become an army chaplain.

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Posted on: August 17th, 2015

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The pogroms of 1881-1884 were sparked by the assassination of Alexander II.

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Posted on: August 14th, 2015

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"They have such a strong connection to Judaism."

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Posted on: August 10th, 2015

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There are nearly 3,000 lone soldiers in Israel today; most of whom return to empty, lonely apartments.

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Posted on: August 10th, 2015

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If I can't save the world at large, the least I can do is to try to save or improve my own small world.

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Posted on: August 10th, 2015

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Hundreds of thousands of people visit the house each year and are touched by the tragic story.

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Yitzchok Pinkesz with his family
 

Posted on: August 5th, 2015

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In comparison for the same year, there were 5,135 kidney transplants from a living donor and 10,015 kidney transplants from a deceased donor.

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Posted on: July 29th, 2015

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Jews who were considered, but not ultimately selected, include Woody Allen, Saul Bellow, David Ben-Gurion, Marc Chagall, Anne Frank, and Barbra Streisand.

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Posted on: July 24th, 2015

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What makes this diary so historically significant is that it is not just the private memoir of Dr. Seidman. Rather, it is a reflection of the suffering of Klal Yisrael at that time.

 

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015

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For the last several years, four Jewish schools in the Baltimore Jewish community have been expelling students who have not received their vaccinations.

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Posted on: July 20th, 2015

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On an ice-cold night in 1942, while taking part in a demanding Palmach training course in Juara in north Israel, Chaviva Reich made the treacherous descent to kibbutz Ein Hashofet to bring back some grapes for her colleagues and raise their morale. She was caught by a kibbutz guard, the grapes were confiscated, and she […]

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Posted on: July 16th, 2015

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Not as well known is that long before Anderson was denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall, she was refused lodging at Nassau Inn in Princeton during her April 16, 1937 concert at the McCarter Theatre there, and Albert Einstein invited her into his home as a guest.

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Posted on: July 8th, 2015

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“Your children, look up there at the top of the chimney. Do you see the smoke coming out?” She looked up, confused by his words. He laughed harshly. “That smoke. There are your children!”

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Posted on: July 6th, 2015

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In the face of evil, we can do acts of kindness. We can do good deeds.

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Posted on: July 6th, 2015

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I do not suggest abandoning civilization for a pristine desert island or a hilltop in Judea or Samaria.

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Posted on: July 6th, 2015

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After diamonds were discovered in South Africa in the mid-1800s, Antwerp regained its prominence as the diamond capital of the world.

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Posted on: July 2nd, 2015

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Marceau suggested a dark reason for his wordless art: "The people who came back from the [concentration] camps were never able to talk about it…. My name is Mangel. I am Jewish. Perhaps that, unconsciously, contributed towards my choice of silence."

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