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Review: The Book of Aron

The Book of Aron
By Jim Shepard
Vintage, Paperback, 9781101872741, May 2016, 272pp.

The Short of It:

Based on true events, Shepard tells the story of a young boy and his family as they struggle to survive Germany’s occupation of the Warsaw Ghetto. 295 more words

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Remembering the Past - Finding a Direction for the Future

Some thoughts as Tisha B’Av passes by…

This is a time to remember.  Tisha B’Av is also the saddest day of the Jewish calendar, as it was the day of the destruction of both the First and Second Temple.   334 more words

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Studentim Meets Uri Orlev

On Sunday, July 31 we had the incredible opportunity to meet Uri Orlev and his charming wife Ya’ara!

Uri is a Shoa survivor and extremely talented Polish-Israeli children’s book author. 227 more words

Remembering Dr. Janusz Korczak

Dr. Janusz Korczak was one of the most innovative European educators during the first half of the twentieth century. His book, King Matt the First, remains as one of the most beloved children’s stories in Poland. 111 more words

A Polish Expatriate Remembers His Dad, Who Saved Korczak's Diary

Roman Wroblewski remembers his father, the man who saved Korczak’s Ghetto Diary so we could remember him.  Dr. Korczak’s last entry was August 4, 1942: 270 more words

Janusz Korczak

Locals Offer a Detailed Guided Tour of Janusz Korczak's Warsaw

Visitors to Warsaw, Poland, can sign up for a personal guided tour of the places in Warsaw where Dr. Korczak lived and taught.  A recent… 18 more words

Janusz Korczak

Hamas, Hezbollah, and other friends of George Galloway

Long-time socialist MP George Galloway was not only a friend of Saddam Hussein’s. In fact he’s had a lot of friends at the top in the Islamic world. 467 more words