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Arts and Culture

Philadelphia’s cultural canvas bears the distinct imprint of the Jews who have been creators, producers and patrons of the arts. Music, theater, food, literature,...
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On 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Jewry March, Learning from the Past

The greatest success story in recent Jewish history has become one of the world's best-kept secrets in under a generation. On Dec. 6, 1987, when...
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Eleven Years Later

Every generation has its “Where were you? …” moments when everything Americans think we believe about reality shifts and transforms into something else. For...
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Beyond Brundibar

The Philadelphia Holo­caust Remembrance Foun­da­tion is launching a celebration of the music, sports, art and literature of Terezin, the Nazi-run ghetto/concentration camp in the...
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Who Is This Man in the Picture?

It's been more then 65 years since World War II ended and the concentration camp inmates were liberated. But for some, even after they...
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Not So Ship-Shape

When the mighty Titanic ocean liner sank 100 years ago this week, 18-year-old Jewish immigrant Leah Aks and her 10-month-old son, Philip, were on...
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And So It Is Written

Risa Levitt Kohn always gets a kick out of people telling her they've seen the Dead Sea Scrolls.What these folks mean, the professor of...
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George Washington: To the Letter

For the first special exhibition to be presented since moving to its new location on Independence Mall nearly two years ago, the National Museum...
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Washington Wrote Here

One of the most important documents in American Jewish history hasn't been seen by the public in a decade but will soon be displayed...
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‘Deadly’ Steps to the Final Solution

When the Nazis instituted their euthanasia program in January 1940, they began by distributing a questionnaire to the directors of institutions where potential victims...