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Edward R. Murrow Breaks The News Of The Holocaust

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.

Machon Maharal Tzintz

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.

Henry Stimson Approves Passover Furloughs

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.

Lost Songs Of Survivors

After seventy years of silence, for the first time, we are actually hearing songs sung by those subjected to unspeakable cruelty.

Bernard Baruch: ‘America First’

On the one hand, he was not a Zionist in the sense of supporting Eretz Yisrael as a Jewish state and he publicly proclaimed that he was not a political Zionist.

John Lennon, Helen Shapiro, And The Jews

Our extended family, although not a very orthodox group, was nevertheless totally Jewish in identity and heritage…

Yitzhak Ganon And ‘The Angel Of Death’

Though I assumed he was just another notary, I nonetheless decided on a whim to see if I could find out anything interesting about him – and therein lies a truly remarkable, almost unbelievable, tale.

COJO Breakfast Brings Out Community Leaders

A multi-faceted, non-sectarian, non-profit social service agency that acts as the eyes and ears of the community to address communal and individual concerns and needs, COJO provides assistance to more than 24,000 clients with more than 55,000 services.

Jerome Kern And ‘Ol’ Man River’

He collaborated with many of the leading librettists and lyricists of his era and created dozens of Broadway musicals and Hollywood films in a career that lasted more than four decades.

Advocates Make Case In Albany For Increased Aid To Private Schools

State education officials say they spend $26 billion throughout New York on elementary and secondary education. That number is higher than most state budgets and more than the operating budget of many countries.

Cellphone Masks

I knew, of course, that digital communication is big business, but I didn’t realize how big.

Let Torah Unite Us

As Purim approaches, and as we open the megillah, I can’t help but think about how, sadly, we are too often united because of dangers facing our people.

Historic Shul Reopens On Lower East Side

The historic Meseritz Synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side was officially reopened on February 24 with a ceremony at the shul.

Museum Treasures

As she prepared for her ultimate journey, she asked that this precious challah cover be buried with her, along with the photo of her sister Kaila and the postcards.

Jewish Geography, Part IV: Where In The World Are The Ten Lost Tribes...

Were the Jews Eldad encountered during his life and travels really descendants of the Ten Lost Tribes?

The Jewish WWI Military Contribution To Germany

The German Military High Command through War Minister Wild von Hohenborn ordered the Judenzählung (1916), a despicable Jewish census designed to confirm the lack of patriotism among German Jews.

This Is Jeopardy!

It all began when Netanel decided to sign up for notifications of upcoming tryouts. After taking an online test, he was invited to audition.

Young Israel Of Memphis Celebrates Talmud And Torah

Many young couples they interact with are looking for more affordable Jewish communities.

The Jew Who Discovered Penicillin’s Use

He married within the faith (to chemist Anne Beloff) and was an outspoken anti-assimilationist.

Holding Their Hands

Dr. Gruber was 32 years old when she was sent on this mission. She felt strongly that she was suited to go as she was Jewish herself and spoke Yiddish.

Disraeli And The Secret Plan To End The U.S. Civil War

Disraeli was also a Zionist who, in several of his later books, expressed his strong desire to see the return of the Jews to their land, including Jerusalem.

Jewish Geography, Part III: To the Ends of the Earth

Whatever their reasons for navigating those icy waters, it was a challenge for all early explorers, including the Jewish scientists who made contributions to the endeavor, sometimes at the cost of their lives.

Isaac Leeser: Father Of Torah Judaism In America

Orphaned at age 14 and raised by his devout grandmother, who greatly influenced him, Leeser emigrated from Germany to America three years later, arriving at Richmond (1824).

Pete Seeger: An Anti-Zionist Who Sang Israeli Songs

None of this should have been surprising to those who knew him because he was always first and foremost an unrepentant communist who, despite his repeated assertions of standing for peace and mutual cooperation, was actually a great anti-Israel public figure.

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