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Lutheran Nuns End Jerusalem Mission to Shoah Survivors

This article was originally published in The Times of Israel.

Residents of the Jerusalem’s Talpiot neighborhood who have watched nuns in their white habits go in and out of a house at 10 Ein Gedi Street for the past half century will soon notice their absence. 136 more words

Israel: Jews In A State

'Holocaust' Haggadah's Cynical Illustrations Still Bite

This article was first published in The Times of Israel.

For world Jewry today, what could be a more contemporary take on the Exodus story than portraying the Egyptians as Nazis and the Hebrew slaves as European Jews? 138 more words

The Jewish Past, Present And Future

Modern Exodus: The Sarajevo Haggadah's Musical Journey

This piece was first published in The Times of Israel.

One of the millions of readers of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks’ 2008 “The People of the Book” was Merima Ključo, a Bosnian-born musician who left Sarajevo in 1993 during the Bosnian War. 193 more words

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Herzl Magic

This article was first published in The Jerusalem Report magazine.

When Toronto attorney David Matlow was 12 years old, he and his good friend, 217 more words

Israel: Jews In A State

Growing Up in a Former Synagogue Sanctuary

This piece was first published on the Arty Semite blog of the Forward.

For the many people walking through New York’s Lower East Side on any given day, 70 Hester Street is just one of many historic buildings. 205 more words

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When The Rabbi Is A Proud Single Mom

This article was first published in The Times of Israel.

More than 40 years after the Reform movement ordained the first American woman rabbi, the majority of US Jews have come to accept women as members of the clergy. 113 more words

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Belfast's Last Jews Shown on the Beeb

This piece first appeared in The Times of Israel.

Aaron Black, one of less than a handful of young Jews remaining in Belfast, Northern Ireland, holds out little hope for the survival of the city’s Jewish community. 176 more words

The Jewish Past, Present And Future