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America’s Jewish Museums

An official ground-breaking ceremony for the Ohio Holocaust and Liberators Memorial took place recently at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. Ohio will be the second state after Iowa to ...
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Conference of Jewish Refugees at the UN

The second annual gathering of Jewish refugees from Arab countries was held recently at the UN. The event was organized by the Israeli delegation to the UN, headed by ...
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The Irish Jewish Museum

At its height, the number of Jewish citizens in Ireland only reached 5,000, so why does Ireland need a museum to celebrate a community that today numbers just over ...
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October In Jewish History

The Six Day War On October 6, 1973, Yom Kippur, Egypt and Syria launched a coordinated surprise attack against Israel. The war was the fiercest Arab-Israeli war since the ...
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Two Stories of Bravery

In September 1940, with calm deliberation, Polish Army officer Witold Pilecki walked into a Nazi German street round-up in Warsaw. He had volunteered for a potentially suicidal secret undercover ...
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The Children of Auschwitz

One million, five hundred thousand Jewish children were murdered in the Shoah. Man will never be able to face this fact with full comprehension. “Every child was at the ...
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Jewish Pioneer Women

Within five years of the start of the Gold Rush in 1848, more than 5,000 Jews migrated to California in search of opportunity, joining members of other religious and ...
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The Diary of Alfred Rosenberg

The long lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a Nazi Reich minister who was convicted at Nuremberg and hanged in 1946, has surfaced in an upstate New York home. It ...
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August, This Month in Jewish History

August 14, 1929 The Jewish Agency for Palestine was Formed The Jewish Agency for Palestine is synonymous with efforts to rescue Jews at risk and the resettlement of the ...