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Warsaw's new museum of Jewish Polish history - LAHDELMA & MAHLAMÄKI ARCHITECTS

Some facts:

  • To be inaugurated on October 28th 2014.
  • LAHDELMA & MAHLAMÄKI ARCHITECTS, who has the copyright of the photos
  • Link to an excellent article on the Financial Times website:
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Hannah Friedstein: Israeli vs. Jewish, Zionism vs. Judaism, Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism

The effort to create and maintain a Jewish state is a political movement, not a religious movement. Modern Zionism is a political movement that calls for a “Jewish” state, not a nation for all its citizens.   

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Militarism

A Modern Mikvah

A little over a year ago, a few friends and I hosted a women’s circle to celebrate our bride-to-be friend Carrie. I never blogged about it although I got permission, because I don’t feel like I can capture its meaning and beauty in words. 208 more words

oh, love of God

 

CHRISTIAN HYMN – ‘The Love of God’

Fredrick M. Lehman _1917

The love of God is greater far
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Religion

Are we like American Jews during the Shoah?

This commentary references a posting I put up a few weeks ago, the Rosh Hashanah sermon by Atlanta Rabbi Shalom Lewis, “Ehr Daw”. This controversial sermon has been savaged in the media, though the facts Lewis presents have not actually been disputed. 378 more words

Israel & Middle East

Family History Library - Teaches Russian Handwriting Classes — #Genealogy #Polish #Russian

If your family originates from Poland, … the partition that was under Russian Empire rule:

  • Eastern Poland
  • Ukraine
  • Belarus
  • Lithuania
  • The Jewish Pale
  • Western Russia (formerly Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth)
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Genealogy

Texts From My Bubie #5

In which everybody panics!

It’s-Mark…panic-mode.  It’s Dan…make sure I’m here… the apartment.  Ok gimme a call let me know honey.  I love you.  Bye-bye.

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