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Holocaust Day in 2017 was the first one … more
I don’t recall when I first heard about the Stolpersteine, but once I did, I knew that it would be my mission to have them installed in front of my grandparent’s home in Berlin. A few … more
The upcoming 75th anniversary of Operation Torch, the Allies’ liberation of North Africa, has triggered discussions about the … more
Midwinter break gives both students and teachers the chance to travel to all sorts of exotic places. This year, Rabbi Gedaliah Oppen … more
The time is just after the defeat of Nazi Germany. Two Orthodox Jews disembark from a train at a rural station in Soviet-occupied Hungary and, after offloading a heavy bag, they begin a silent, … more
HANIA, Crete — On Sunday, 263 candles will be lit at an interfaith memorial service at the city’s historic Etz Hayyim synagogue. The names of local Jews who perished during the Holocaust … more
AMSTERDAM — When her classmates were sent from occupied Holland to death camps, Emmy Korodi and her Dutch-Jewish family were safe in Hungary — one of Nazi Germany’s closest … more
President Trump called the State of Israel “a soaring monument to the solemn pledge we repeat and affirm: ‘Never again’” during a visit to the Yad Vashem … more
With the advent of the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, I will dedicate the next two reviews to the history of Holocaust tragedies, as they relate to us and our children. This week I am … more
A century ago, on Aug. 18, 1917, a massive fire roared through the Mediterranean port city of Salonica, Greece, then home to the largest and most dynamic Ladino-speaking Sephardi … more
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