Archive for: Jewish History

History of Polish Jews museum opens in Warsaw

History of Polish Jews museum opens in Warsaw

Michele AlperinJNS.org Given that half of the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust came from Poland, many descendants of Polish Jews may be surprised to learn...

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Irish Holocaust memorial organization backtracks on guideline not to mention Israel

(JNS.org) – An Irish Holocaust memorial organization said that Israel will be mentioned at a Dublin commemoration ceremony in January in response to reports that...

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The hazards of jumping over the candles

The hazards of jumping over the candles

Jonathan MilevskySpecial to the Tribune For scholars, historians and writers, there are different ways to contextualize Chanukah. They can speak about the ongoing...

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Decision to restrict sukkah construction time angers community

Decision to restrict sukkah construction time angers community

Another chapter in the continuing saga of intolerance in the Montreal borough of Outremont has been written, with the local council voting to limit the period of...

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Azrieli Foundation publishes new Holocaust memoirs

Azrieli Foundation publishes new Holocaust memoirs

When the late real estate developer and philanthropist David J. Azrieli established the Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs nine years ago, its mission...

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