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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...
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March of the Living Marks 25 Years

The March of the Living celebrated its 25th anniversary last week with its traditional march from Auschwitz I to Birkenau on Yom Hashoah. Ten...
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Rededication of a Historic Czech Torah

Martins Run Senior Living Community in Media is rededicating a historic Torah scroll that was written in what is now the Czech Republic and...
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A Kosher Delicatessen in England Is the Legacy of a ‘Titanic’ Survivor

Manchester, England is home to an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 Jews, 40 percent of whom keep kosher. Three of the community's six kosher delicatessens...
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Kashrut Aboard the ‘Titanic’ Sheds Light on Immigration

Of the 2,225 people aboard the Titanic on its maiden voyage from England to America, 1,512 perished in the frigid waters of the North...
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A New Take on Anne Frank

Fear is one of the most striking elements in The Diary Of Anne Frank. It controlled the lives of the eight people who hid...