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July In Jewish History: Operation Entebbe

JULY 4, 1976 Operation Entebbe was a rescue mission performed by several IDF units in Uganda on July 4th 1976, for the liberation of 98 Jewish and Israeli hostages. ...
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Month of June in Jewish History

June 3, 1974 Yitzhak Rabin assumed office as the first native born Israeli Prime Minister. Rabin was born in Jerusalem on March 1, 1922. Before he got involved in ...
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US Holocaust Museum's 20th Anniversary

Former US President Bill Clinton and Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel joined elderly Holocaust survivors recently to mark the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s two decades of preserving the memory ...
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The Jews of Morocco

Jews first appeared in Morocco more than two millennia ago. The first substantial Jewish settlements developed after the destruction of the First Temple in Jerusalem. The Jews lived in ...
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Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Recently, Rosman was asked to consult on Warsaw’s new Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which opened on April 19, the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising—on ...
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Sacred Stories At the NMAJH

The National Museum of American Jewish History is collaborating with The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (Clal) and its Rabbis Without Borders Program to launch a new ...
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The Life of Yizhak Rabin

Shorty after completing his schooling, Yizhak Rabin joined the Palmachthe elite strike force of the Haganah underground defense organization, where he served for seven years. He distinguished himself as ...
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The Titanic and Jewish History

Of the 2,225 people aboard the Titanic on its maiden voyage, 1,512 perished in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic when the ship went down. Charles Kennell was ...