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A Railway Sign In Yiddish? – Only in Siberia

9 Sivan 5775 – May 27, 2015
Birobidzhan railway station sign is the world's only one spelling the town's name in Yiddish letters

A Jewish Soldier In Greece

9 Sivan 5775 – May 26, 2015
Mordechai and his men shared a strong mutual loyalty.

A Soldier’s Battle

“Can I wear tefillin in the bathroom?” That was the question US Private Nuchim Lebensohn wrote to Mike Tress, president of the Agudath Israel...

Remember The Struma!

4 Sivan 5775 – May 21, 2015
The nations of the world left the vessel to sit rotting in the water during one of the coldest winters in decades and with its starving and freezing passengers abandoned.

Beyond The Pale

20 Iyyar 5775 – May 8, 2015
If the people lacked for material things, the Pale was spiritually rich.

The Anti-Semitism Of George Bernard Shaw

18 Iyyar 5775 – May 6, 2015
An avid and unapologetic eugenicist, Shaw suggested that the Nazis “make it punishable incest for a Jew to marry anyone but an Aryan.”

From Elei Sinai to Palmachim: Meet Sarita and Dror Maoz

16 Iyyar 5775 – May 5, 2015
After camping out in tents for a year, the Maoz family needed some time out.

New Case Study Details Characteristics Of Successful Funder Collaborative

11 Iyyar 5775 – April 29, 2015
“Like other collaborative members, we embarked on this journey as an opportunity to build on New York leadership’s long commitment to expand and diversify opportunities for Jewish teen engagement,” says Melanie Schneider, senior planning executive with UJA-Federation of New York’s Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal

The Pacific War

9 Iyyar 5775 – April 27, 2015
Several thousand Eastern European Jews had escaped Nazi death and Soviet persecution by fleeing to Shanghai, China.

JFK, The Anti-Shechitah Law, And Israel

4 Iyyar 5775 – April 22, 2015
Jewish Democrats did not entirely trust the son of Joseph Kennedy, a man broadly considered to be both anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi.

Jewish Soldiers In World War II

29 Nisan 5775 – April 17, 2015
During the Second World War, a million and a half Jewish soldiers fought in the Allied armies, the Partisan units in Eastern Europe, and...

Jean Jacques Rousseau And The Jews

20 Nisan 5775 – April 8, 2015
French thinkers of the Enlightenment were generally not pro-Semitic, to say the least.

My Jewish Star

My Jewish star was battered, indeed it was a wreck But I picked it up anyway and put it around my neck To know that hatred mangled it was surely very painful But just the same to me it is still very beautiful.

Who Knows 1420?

18 Nisan 5775 – April 6, 2015
After the last of Austria's Jews were murdered, Albert confiscated whatever Jewish property remained.

Seder Table Ruminations

14 Nisan 5775 – April 2, 2015
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Dirshu Pesach 5775

13 Nisan 5775 – April 1, 2015
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Keeping Ourselves Safe From Electrical Fires

8 Nisan 5775 – March 27, 2015
When using an extension cord always make sure to use the correct rated extension cord.

The Faux Zionism Of Henrietta Szold

Szold was among the founders and leaders (she served on its executive committee) of Ichud (“Unity”), a political group that campaigned against the creation of an independent, sovereign Jewish state in Eretz Yisrael.

Pablo Picasso And The Old Jew

21 Adar 5775 – March 11, 2015
The sense of the painting is that the old man has sacrificed himself to save the boy, as whatever meager provisions exist have been provided to the child.

The Basics Of Matanos La’evyonim And Mishloach Manos

9 Adar 5775 – February 27, 2015
One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.

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