Wiesel’s somewhat inconsistent position on Solzhenitsyn reflected both praise and disappointment.
The Reich, which considered Eretz Yisrael a suitable dumping ground for ridding itself of Jewish refugees and “misfits,” sought to bolster the weak German economy by reaping a financial windfall through a payoff from Zionist leaders.
We did get out state in 1948, but not thanks to the British.
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.
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.
In 1886, Berliner commenced work on what would become the gramophone, the recording and reproduction of sound by means of disc records.
Rav Henkin (1881–1973) represented a unique blend of Torah scholarship, humility, and a lifelong dedication to the highest levels of discreetly preformed chesed.
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.
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.
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.
Much of the food in Houston, in stores and warehouses, etc., has been destroyed. Kosher food is even more scarce.
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.
When the Ministry did not react to his report, he resigned his post and taught history at Jewish high schools in Warsaw.
Are the Jews going to repent of being anti’s, for fear that soon there should be nothing left to be anti against?
When Ben-Gurion was revived at the hospital, he was relieved to learn the attacker was mentally unstable rather than politically motivated.
It was through Jackson’s leadership that the Nuremberg trials were organized; standards of evidence developed; rights of defendants defined; and prosecutorial action commenced.
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.
A livid Truman screamed at him for violating his specific instruction never to even mention the word “Palestine.”
In a symbolic move, Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax was the last player chosen in the draft.
What happened was not our choice. But how we react - that is our choice.
Though the United States participated, Israeli officials were furious when the U.S. announced it would boycott the opening ceremony.
Sousa Mendes told Rabbi Kruger that he also had a large family and wanted to help the Kruger family.
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.
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.
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.