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Standing in the foyer of her childhood home at Reilstraße 18 in Halle, Germany, 90-year-old Eve Kugler recalled fleeing her hometown soon after Kristallnacht when she was a girl of 7. Now, 83 … more
It was basically the complete opposite of what they expected. A group of German Jews who fled Hitler and Nazi Germany, and who signed up to be American soldiers, wanted to exact revenge. Instead, … more
A narrative cartoon in Jewish Currents called “When Settler Becomes Native” included a cartoon image of myself with a quote from a JTA article I wrote about my … more
Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United States who is now a candidate to head the Jewish Agency, has rightly said that the decline in support for Israel among … more
Some Jewish liberals say that they saw this coming, that the movement to stop the teaching of critical race theory in the schools was bound to negatively impact teaching about the … more
A state-by-state survey of young Americans last year showed that more than half in Texas could not name a concentration camp or ghetto where Jews were imprisoned and tortured during the … more
Imagine: The vice president of the United States visits a college campus and fields questions from students. One student stands up and defiantly says, “I don’t understand why our … more
Polish President Andrzej Duda has signed a law that would prevent individuals with property seized by either the Nazis during World War II or the post-War Communist government from having it … more
In July 1943, Renia Kukielka boarded a train from Warsaw to Bedzin with 22 false visas sewn into her skirt. During the inspection, she “bravely opened her packs,” maintaining eye … more
As I sit down to write this week’s column, I’m thinking about what I will eat before and after the fast (I’d rather not think about the … more
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