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).
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.
The current exhibition, on view until February 26, is in its own right combating anti-Semitism by educating the public about the impact early Jewish settlers had on helping to establish this country.
From the records we learn that, unlike European and Middle Eastern Jews, Jews in India were treated the same as any other citizen; they were often autonomous and experienced little persecution.
Sara Markowitz celebrated her 102nd birthday with her family...
Israel knows how hard it is for a lone soldier to go from comforting arms of the IDF into hardcore Israeli civilian life.
Among other evidence, researchers have uncovered any number of official records, including passports and issued passes that conform Pulitzer’s mother was a Hungarian-born Jew.
The app is a virtual version of the household staple in the Jewish community, with over 2.5 million copies printed and with numerous translations including German, Hungarian, Russian, and Spanish.
One only has to glance at the Jewish wedding ring from Germany topped with an ornate temple, symbolizing the lost Beis Hamikdash.
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.
I couldn't stand the sight of people being branded like animals... I couldn't stand seeing children being killed. I did what I had to do.
After writing the first Batman story, “The Case of the Chemical Syndicate,” Finger went on to author 1,500 more stories over 25 years.
Two and a half decades after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Republic of Belarus is still in many ways a communist country.
Here are two excellent indoor parks I have recently visited with my family.
Agnon's words at the Nobel ceremony resonated for a proud observant Jew embracing a momentous occasion.
As the refugee population grew, we realized that we could reach more people through a Russian-language newspaper.
Because I spoke Yiddish, it was only natural for me to become involved with the Russian Jews who were settling in Chicago.
The idea for the book came from Filreis who turned to art in 2005 after a bout with cancer.
I have to know people pretty well, else I may foolishly suspect that they are going to use me in their business.
It wasn’t just the U.S. that came in for criticism. Haifa University Professor Arie Rimmerman, who helped put together the conference, blasted Israel’s policies toward impoverished and disabled people of all ages.
Named after their beloved grandfather, who did not have grandsons to carry on the family name, Apeloig Collection serves as a living memory for all generations.
During his address Gorbachev again spoke of the great loss the Soviet Union had sustained through the emigration of Russian Jews.
This son also bought me a real china knickknack - a mamma goose sheltering her gosling under her wing.
You could do just about everything on the internet, except a girl couldn't go to seminary online. I decided to change that.
Was it the Jewish Rhadhanites who brought the Chinese art of papermaking to the Western world and not the Arabs?