Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775
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Discover how the murderously racist dictator of the Dominican Republic welcomed almost 800 European Jews to his country during World War II and how this little-known story gained new relevance thanks to a film that documents the creation of a musical about the rescue, featuring a cast of Dominican and Jewish teenagers.
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Robert Gluck, JNS.org
Newly declassified documents have reignited the debate over whether a chance to avoid the 1973 Yom Kippur War was squandered.
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Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson, JE Feature
On a kibbutz near the Galilee, a Kol Nidre service in 1973 takes on special meaning.
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Itzhak Brook, JE Feature
On the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur, a battalion physician speaks of his experience as a daily struggle for survival, requiring resourcefulness and strength despite the presence of fear and anxiety.
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Two years after closing, a former Jewish senior center in South Philadelphia has been designated as a historic structure by the city, making it virtualluy impossible for a developer to legally tear down the building.
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