Sousa Mendes told Rabbi Kruger that he also had a large family and wanted to help the Kruger family.
As we grow up and become more independent, we tend to think that we are in charge and that everything is in our hands.
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.
Nissan, Iyar and Sivan – these are the months of Divine birth and renewal, the time of Redemption.
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.
The local feud became an international one when the two brothers turned, separately, to the Roman general Pompey for help.
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.
How does one describe an historic moment of excruciating joy that defies reality?
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What do you say to someone who is literally giving you your life back?
My Jewishness is the dominant element in my life. From this has come my sympathy with the downtrodden masses which motivates all my work.
In particular, the event paid tribute to the governor and a long list of legislators who were instrumental in making the bill a reality.
The proclamation of a Jewish state had to be made on May 14 because the British Mandate was to end at midnight and Jewish leadership did not want even one second to pass before the formal establishment of the state.
Volunteers began going around to neighbors and synagogues in the vicinity to collect the children who had been out of the home when the tragedy occurred.
Though Murrow became a legendary pioneer of radio broadcasting and television news, he has received little recognition for his rescue efforts on behalf of persecuted scholars during the Holocaust.
As a further aid to comprehension, the members of the Machon enhance the original works of the rov by adding references to the sources on which the Maharal Tzintz’s writings are based.
Many young Jewish soldiers who were away from home for the first time found that attending a Seder provided an important emotional link to familiar traditions of home and family.