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Writing A Kosher Will

Many people decide against having a last will and testament. They do not want to think about what it implies. Putting one’s head in the sand can be disastrous.

The Early Jewish Community Of Charleston

The English first settled at Albemarle Point in what is now South Carolina in 1670. In 1680 this settlement was moved to a peninsula between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, and became Charles Town (named in honor King Charles II). The new location was more healthful than the original settlement, and, since it was behind the islands of a land-locked harbor, provided safety from attack. The name was changed to Charleston at the end of the War of Independence.

Mordecai Sheftall – Revolutionary War Patriot

In Savannah, Georgia, there is a memorial to the American Revolution called Battlefield Memorial Park. One of the markers there is for Colonel Mordecai Sheftall.

The Past, The Present, The Future: From Generation To Generation

"Time waits for no man" is an old saying, though I'm not sure where it originated. Other such sayings like, "time flies by too quickly" or "the older you get, the faster time flies by," also contain meaningful messages. For me, I can't believe how quickly the days and years go by. When I think about it, I realize how we must make the very most of each day to accomplish what is important while we still have the opportunity.

The Russian Bear And The Israeli Ant

About a year ago I saw a Russian television broadcast in which Vladimir Putin, riding a noble steed, reaches the edge of a lake, deftly removes his shirt and in an impressive display of muscle, leans over and washes his face in the crystal- clear water.

Russia, Georgia, And The Left’s Double Standards

As a shrewd and brutal ploy to break up Georgia, Putin's Russia is in the process of inventing a new "nation in need of "self-determination.

Sweet Home Savannah

There's the old joke about two Jews deserted on an island who build three shuls. Like many attempts at humor, there is a certain degree of truth to this adage.

Shame of the Yankees – America’s Worst Anti-Jewish Action

This year, the second day of Chanukah will coincide with the 144th anniversary of the worst official act of anti-Semitism in American history.

The Jewish Settlement of Savannah, Georgia

London, in the late 1720's was overflowing with peoples of many origins.

Maintaining Yiddishkeit In Colonial Times

It was not easy to maintain tradition and religious observance in the sparsely settled American colonies.

A Tribe Apart: Jews of the American South

They are not the Jews of bagels and lox brunches with the Sunday New York Times.

Bush, Jews And Democrats (Part VI)

Although it played out more than two years after the fact, the 1976 presidential campaign was overshadowed by the Watergate scandal, with voters still angry over President Gerald Ford's pardon of his predecessor, Richard Nixon, who resigned the presidency to escape impeachment.

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