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André-Gustav Citroën: The Jewish Henry Ford

Thanks to his ideas and efforts, Citroën’s company to become one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world, but he always maintained an open mind and remained receptive to new suggestions.

The Supreme Court’s ‘Jewish Seat’

But by no means do all Supreme Court experts agree that there never was a Jewish seat. Two fascinating examples are President Lyndon Johnson and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The Jew Who Invented The Telephone And The Record Player

In 1886, Berliner commenced work on what would become the gramophone, the recording and reproduction of sound by means of disc records.

The Prohibited Sukkot Of Jerusalem

Rav Henkin (1881–1973) represented a unique blend of Torah scholarship, humility, and a lifelong dedication to the highest levels of discreetly preformed chesed.

Yom Kippur Davening Times

Although the Tel Aviv bombing was one of the few occasions during the war when the Axis powers caused Jewish deaths in Eretz Yisrael, it has been largely forgotten.

Li’l Abner vs. Peanuts: ‘Drawing’ At Ten Paces

Capp further laced his comments with criticism of Schulz’s endorsements and sponsorships, which was particularly ironic given Capp’s own licensing and merchandising juggernaut.

The U.S. Embassy And Jerusalem: Origin Of The Controversy

Foreign Ministry officials, however, continued to argue that at best, international relations would be adversely affected and that at worst, global dissatisfaction with Israel would turn it into a pariah nation.

Big Texas Hearts: Diverse Spectrum of Orthodox Jewry Unites to Serve Hot Meals to...

Much of the food in Houston, in stores and warehouses, etc., has been destroyed. Kosher food is even more scarce.

Anticipating The Geulah

Are we not walking down the road to redemption?

The National Emblem Of Israel

The winning proposal, which was chosen from among 450 designs submitted by 164 participants, incorporated as its central theme an iconic representation of the menorah carved in relief on the Arch of Titus in Rome.

Einstein’s Support For The Jews Of The Holocaust

When the Ministry did not react to his report, he resigned his post and taught history at Jewish high schools in Warsaw.

Santayana And His ‘Master’ And ‘Hero’ Spinoza

Are the Jews going to repent of being anti’s, for fear that soon there should be nothing left to be anti against?

The 1957 Attempt To Assassinate Ben-Gurion

When Ben-Gurion was revived at the hospital, he was relieved to learn the attacker was mentally unstable rather than politically motivated.

Three Nuremberg Documents

It was through Jackson’s leadership that the Nuremberg trials were organized; standards of evidence developed; rights of defendants defined; and prosecutorial action commenced.

Moses Mendelssohn: Personally Observant Progenitor Of Reform Judaism

The leading fighter for Jewish civil rights in Germany, he used his respect and renown to assist individual Jews and entire communities in disputes with the German authorities and he facilitated the revocation of many anti-Semitic laws.

The Traveling Salesman Who Saved Israel

A livid Truman screamed at him for violating his specific instruction never to even mention the word “Palestine.”

Holy Land Hardball: The Oys Of Summer

In a symbolic move, Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax was the last player chosen in the draft.

The Sea Gate Shul Torahs Rescued Again

What happened was not our choice. But how we react - that is our choice.

Israel’s 1953 World’s Fair

Though the United States participated, Israeli officials were furious when the U.S. announced it would boycott the opening ceremony.

An Unlikely Hero

Sousa Mendes told Rabbi Kruger that he also had a large family and wanted to help the Kruger family.

Herzl And Die Welt

Herzl decided that a newspaper geared to the broader Jewish public, particularly the middle classes, would lead to greater success in spreading the Zionist idea.

Eit HaZamir… A Time For Song Spring And Jewish Redemption

Nissan, Iyar and Sivan – these are the months of Divine birth and renewal, the time of Redemption.

When Shimon Peres Declined To Greet Warren Christopher On Shavuot

One of Christopher’s main goals as secretary of state was to establish peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors and on a 1994 peacemaking trip to Israel he landed there on Monday, May 16 – Shavuot.

Saul Bellow’s ‘Vengeful Jewish Heart’

His mother, wanting him to be a rabbi, saw to it that he received a traditional Jewish education, and his lifelong love for the Bible began at age four when he learned Hebrew.

Sharing The Story, Sharing Joy

How does one describe an historic moment of excruciating joy that defies reality?

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