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Marcel Marceau, Holocaust Hero

16 Tammuz 5775 – July 2, 2015
Marceau suggested a dark reason for his wordless art: "The people who came back from the [concentration] camps were never able to talk about it…. My name is Mangel. I am Jewish. Perhaps that, unconsciously, contributed towards my choice of silence."

Stoking The Embers Of Jamaican Jewry

14 Tammuz 5775 – June 30, 2015
Anna Henriques, who hopes to one day head back to Jamaica, says, “Rabbi Raskin must be willing to respect what exists in Jamaica. The way to the future is to gently bring in the traditions of the past and at the same time embrace the idiosyncrasies of the Jamaican people.”

History Through The Cracks Finding Story In The Spaces Between Genealogy, Memory And Recorded...

13 Tammuz 5775 – June 29, 2015
It may be that seeking to connect with the past is rooted in the impermanence and impersonality of modern life.

Can Rebbetzins Do Anything About The Shidduch Crisis?

9 Tammuz 5775 – June 25, 2015
Everyone in the kehilla can get involved, she added, and mothers can network with each other.

Radio Personality Dr. Joy Browne Comes Face To Face With Victims of Terrorism In...

8 Tammuz 5775 – June 24, 2015
On her first ever trip to Israel last week, popular radio talk-show personality and clinical psychologist Dr. Joy Browne, whose spirited broadcasts regularly attract...

Far From Home

6 Tammuz 5775 – June 22, 2015
For those who couldn’t go off base, a personal parcel was priceless in its ability to convey a feeling of home.

How Four Partisan Brothers Saved Over A Thousand Jews

With the danger of being discovered always a possibility, the partisans not only moved around in the forest, but also eliminated any collaborators.

Mark Twain, Eretz Yisrael, And The Jews

2 Tammuz 5775 – June 18, 2015
Many properly cite Innocents as evidence that the Arab presence in Eretz Yisrael was so inconsequential before the arrival of the Zionist pioneers as to defeat any modern Arab claim to the land.

Toscanini And The Birth Of The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

19 Sivan 5775 – June 5, 2015
For the Jewish community, the influx of so many world-class musicians provided a tremendous cultural stimulus and generated great pride.

Magical Fruit In The Golan Heights

16 Sivan 5775 – June 2, 2015
"Spot On,” our semi-regular feature on off-the-beaten-track places in Israel, takes us to the Golan

MusiCare: Therapy, Lipa Style

12 Sivan 5775 – May 29, 2015
"One minute I sing a song and they go back in time to their youth."

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.

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