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WWII-Era Jewish Café Reopens in Shanghai

The café opened in 1939 and was closed n 1949.

American Woman Punched by Muslim on Temple Mount

An American Jewish woman who made aliyah was punched in the ribs Tuesday by a Muslim at the Temple Mount.

Spain Passes Citizenship Restoration Law for Jews Expelled in 1492

Spain has just passed a law to allow descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 to regain their citizenship.

Peter Beinart’s Bilaam Moment

Let's revel in Peter Beinart's unintended "Ma Tovu" praise of the Jewish state: "It’s modern; it’s democratic; it’s pro-American."

Lauder at 70th Bergen-Belsen Liberation Ceremony: ‘Silence Emboldens Tyrants’

Lauder: 'Jews demanded no 'Right of Return' to Germany or Austria or Poland or any other European country.'

Zionism in Animation

‘Zionism in Animation’, aims to tell the story of Zionism in a series of 100 short animated clips, and is the brainchild of Shlomo Blass, head of Rogatka.

Garin Tzabar: Helping Lone Soldiers Feel At Home In Israel

Israel’s Garin Tzabar program, supporting ‘lone soldiers’ with no family in Israel, recently welcomed close to 360 young women and men from around the world into its care.

Google and the Defenders of Kfar Etzion

Not one Jew was allowed to remain on the Jordanian side of the cease-fire line.

The Jewish Connection to Israel: Sephardic Aliyot

One of the medieval Aliyot was that of the Sephardic Jewish community which fled Spain following the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisition.

Rachel’s Tomb: A Jewish Holy Site Since Ancient Times

The sixteenth century Arab historian Mujir Al Din wrote that Rachel’s Tomb was a Jewish holy place.

Who’s Denying Whose Heritage?

The entire Land of Israel, have been the subject of incessant Islamic reinvention.

Was the Holocaust Punishment for Sin?

Are we to believe that these Jews who were devout and pious were being punished?

History of Israel: Snow in the Summer

Two people have reported snow in the late May-early June, though in both cases, it was hearsay.

The Deeper Meanings of Shavuot

Shavuot reflects the centrality of 'seven' in Judaism.

Capitalism and the Jews

An interview with Professor Jerry Z. Muller author of "Capitalism and the Jews."

Lag BaOmer: The Fire Burns

Few of those dancing in the circle passing around the fire know what they are truly commemorating and yet the act is its own commemoration.

Jews are Indigenous to the Land of Israel

None of these archaeological relics would have existed if there weren’t an ancient Jewish kingdom within the Land of Israel.

The Story of Israel’s Independence

This is Judah’s manifest destiny. This is the uncanny persistence of his youth, the anthem of his old.

The Brave Soldier from Auschwitz

As time went on, as would be expected of me, I lost more and more of my equipment—but not my gun or my tefillin.

Museum Seeks Jews’ Memories of Baseball

Do you remember where you were when Sandy Koufax said he would not play on Yom Kippur. The National Museum of American Jewish History is looking for you.

Counting and Remembering the ‘Dust of Jacob’

The dust is the memory of ages and the children shall always return to the dust of their ancestors.

Irena Sendler, We Honor You

Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.

How Not to Remember the Holocaust

The Jewish lesson of the Holocaust is this: Jew hatred is real, it is dangerous and it is not possible for Jews to depend on others to protect them.

Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2013

Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.

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