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New Museum Reflects Growing Polish Interest in All Things Jewish

A country with only about 20,000 Jews now boasts dozens of Jewish museums, culture festivals, academic departments and hundreds of grassroots initiatives focused on...
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A Diet of Biblical Portions

Spoiled goat milk, overcooked fruit and fried locusts were just some of the food choices in "the land of milk and honey." One of the...
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Making Her Way: From Kristallnacht to ‘Good Citizen’

An unprecedented collection of letters between a young German woman who fled to the United States before the Holocaust and her friends and family...
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Norristown Man’s Family Saved Refugees During the Holocaust

Donato De Simone has made a mission of educating others about how Italians helped Jews during World War II. When four “splendid” blonde girls with...
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The Jewish Dressmaker FDR Turned Away

A new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee highlights a Jewish-Czech dressmaker whose attempts to escape the Holocaust by immigrating to the United States...
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Dens of Antiquity: Unearthing Archaeological Israel

Make your trip timeless by exploring the country's wealth of less-traveled historical sites. The blazing sun overhead bakes the dun-colored, pocked paving stones running along...
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Civil Rights Volunteers Reflect 50 Years After Freedom Summer

Jewish activists return to Mississippi to remember their fight against Jim Crow a half-century ago. At the Freedom Summer anniversary conference in Jackson, Miss., the...
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Once Upon a Neighborhood: Jewish Life in Philadelphia

The leader of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel examines the history of the Philadelphia Jewish community from the days of William Penn to the present,...
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Assembling a Portrait of Early American Jewish Life

A collection one historian calls "perhaps the richest archive of early American Jewish life ever assembled" is on display through a unique partnership between...
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Grandchildren of Survivors Find New Ways to Tell Their Family Holocaust Stories

Many so-called 3Gs — the third-generation grandchildren of survivors — are now sharing their families’ histories with technological tools that not only preserve those...