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The Jew Who Bombed Both Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Ironically, shortly before being assigned to his historic mission, he had requested a transfer to a combat unit to avenge his relatives in Europe.

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.

Not For The Faint-Hearted

I was driving home from New York with my family at the end of our vacation when my cell phone rang. Since we were in Tennessee and I wasn't sure if it was legal to talk on the phone, my wife picked it up and said, "Hello."

Before The Deluge: Kenya-Uganda (British East Africa)

In 1903, the English colonial minister offered a district for a Jewish settlement in Uganda to the Zionist leadership, whereby the English government brought to realization its efforts “to bring to pass the improvement of the Jewish race.” The 6th Zionist Congress (August 23-8, 1903) concerned itself with the English offer and decided to send an investigative commission to Uganda, but because of strong resistance inside the Zionist organization, the project was not followed up.

Friends Of Refugees Of Eastern Europe In Chicago (Conclusion)

It is impossible to assess how many lives have been touched, how many mitzvot have been performed because of F.R.E.E., and the far-reaching effect of each interaction with another Jew.

Maurice Sendak: A Jewish Vilde Chayah

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

A Kosher Cowboy In Montana

There's a popular saying that wherever there's Coca-Cola, there's Chabad.

Yizkor – Remember Your Pledge

The shul was packed for Yizkor service. For Mr. Reuven Black this year was particularly poignant; it marked the tenth Yahrzeit of his father, who had passed away shortly after Pesach. He had decided to do something special in memory of his father.

See You On Shabbos

The idea of SeeYouOnShabbos.com popped into Rabbi Benzion Klatzko's head one morning. Wouldn't it be wonderful, he thought, if a website could be created that would allow Jews from all over the world to find a host or invite guests for Shabbos? He knew that there needed to be a concerted effort to connect individuals and families.

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 Nozyk Genizah Of Warsaw: Historic Torah Fragments Discovered In Poland

A few of them looked to be over five hundred years old due to some of the variant letter shapes and tagim (crowns) that are no longer used.

Woody Guthrie: Jewish Family, Jewish Music

Enchanted by his immigrant mother-in-law’s rituals, stories, and incredible blintzes, Guthrie learned everything he could about the Jewish people...

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.

Four For The Fourth

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

Zionism – Made In China

It’s true. My Zionism was made in China. I grew up in New Jersey in a town that was nearly one third Jewish. Everyone on my street was Jewish. Half my soccer team was Jewish. In Synagogue, my Cantor infused every message with Zionism, as did his wife and children. To my parents this was pure mishugas.

The Sea Gate Shul Torahs Rescued Again

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

Felix Bonfils’s Photographs Of Eretz Yisrael

Bonfils deliberately selected his subjects in order to preserve a vast range of information for geographical, ethnographic, biblical, archeological, architectural, and historical studies.

A Railway Sign In Yiddish? – Only in Siberia

Birobidzhan railway station sign is the world's only one spelling the town's name in Yiddish letters

Prayer and a Smile

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the home of Little League Baseball, is also the home of the Ohev Shalom Congregation and Rabbi Shaul and Michal Rappeport.

Magical Fruit In The Golan Heights

"Spot On,” our semi-regular feature on off-the-beaten-track places in Israel, takes us to the Golan

Friends Of Refugees Of Eastern Europe In Chicago (Part II)

As the refugee population grew, we realized that we could reach more people through a Russian-language newspaper.

Chabad In A Dangerous World

A few months ago, Channel 8 (Israel's equivalent of PBS) broadcast a fascinating "reality" program on the life and times of a young Lubavitcher couple that went on shlichut to Vietnam in order to open a Chabad branch in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).

The Virag Family Formerly Of Rafiah Yam; Now Of Nitzan

The family: Yossi (38), Yamit (33) and daughters Tohar (4.5), Romi (2) and a new baby girl. Background: Yamit is the daughter of Ezra and Malka Mordechai, the first couple in Gush Katif. Ezra arrived in Gush Katif as a bachelor in 1974 and was one of three community founders. Yamit was raised in Netzer Hazani, the first established Gush Katif community.

March Of The Living

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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