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Title: Minhagei Lita: Customs of Lithuanian Jewry

15 Av 5769 – August 5, 2009
"We should practice Judaism just as they did in Europe" is a sentiment one is likely to hear in haredi and yeshivish communities. "We shouldn't act any differently just because we're in America."

One For The Books

7 Nisan 5769 – April 1, 2009
He's not Jewish, he's not Lithuanian and he's not a librarian but Wyman Brent, an American from San Diego, is building a Jewish library in Vilna.

Should We Feel Guilty For Enjoying Holocaust Art?

22 Sivan 5768 – June 25, 2008
Some of history's greatest paintings have explored tragedy, from Francisco Goya's "Saturn Devouring his Son" and etching series on "The Disasters of War" to Pablo Picasso's "Guernica" to John Singer Sargent's "Gassed."

Title: Scattered Blossoms

15 Sivan 5768 – June 18, 2008
Gita Gordon's well-structured, interesting historic fiction contains the building blocks of a decent society.

Gilded Lions And Jeweled Horses: Woodcarving From The Synagogue To The...

18 Kislev 5768 – November 28, 2007
Much like the Jewish people themselves, the legacy of Jewish Art has miraculously survived seemingly endless assaults over the past two centuries.

The Multimillionaire Who Remained True to Orthodoxy

21 Nisan 5766 – April 19, 2006
In 1924 Harry Fischel had occasion to visit the town of Eishishok in Lithuania.

Letters to the Editor

1 Elul 5764 – August 18, 2004
Return To Cafe HillelAfter sitting shiva for my brother, Dr. David Applebaum, my family and I returned twice to the very spot where he...

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