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A Timeline of Cemetery Vandalism Targeting Jewish Burial Grounds

“Desecrated.” “Vandals Tear Through Cemetery in Phila.” “Vandalism at Cemetery Stirs Communal Concern” These are all headlines about the Mount Carmel Cemetery, which has been thrust...

Local Students Learned MEOR Than Just History in Winter Break Trip to Poland

Winter break for college students usually means one thing: stuffing weeks of laundry into a bag to bring home and spending a few weeks...

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Concert Sheds Light on Obscure Sisters

When thinking about composers, some classic names that come to mind are perhaps Bach and Beethoven. But we might not think about Bach in...
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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Everything Jewish

These customs have stuck around for thousands of years, but obviously, times change — and sometimes brides may borrow something old and something new...
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Putting Religious Liberties on Display at the National Constitution Center

A new exhibit at the National Constitution Center looks at religious liberty in America. In a divinely timed set of circumstances, the National Constitution Center...
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Bearing Witness at Buchenwald and Dora Once More

A first-person account from the 70th-anniversary commemoration of the liberation of Dora and Buchenwald is captured in photographs and memories. More than 20 years have...
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Café Europa: Mingling and Schmoozing for Holocaust Survivors

Café Europa provided Holocaust survivors a chance to have a meal and mingle with friends at an event organized by Jewish Family and Children's...
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Jews Throughout the World Greet V-E Day, Rejoice at Final Destruction of Nazism

From the archives: 70 years ago today the Nazis formally surrendered to the Allies of World War II. NEW YORK, May 8, 1945 — Jews...
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Op-Ed: Abraham Lincoln and the Jews He Admired, Courted

No president prior to Lincoln had anywhere near as many Jewish connections as he did. One hundred and fifty years ago, our nation lay prostrate...