Thursday, April 22, 2021 -
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    Tension at US border rekindles memories of the Kindertransport

    By Steve Lipman and street crime all around them. No future in their homeland. Little chance to escape these conditions intact as a family — so the parents decide to...

    Denver native pens Bubie’s in Bidud

    By Toby Klein Greenwald I have known Karen Guth for many years, both as a friend, and as a fellow English teacher. We are accustomed to sharing with each other our...

    Israeli envoy immerses himself in African-American South

    By Larry Brook, Southern Jewish Life via JNS Forhis first American tour after being named Israel’s ambassador to the US, Gilad Erdan said he wanted to make a...

    Works of Yiddish author Chaim Grade digitized

    AMHERST, Mass. — The Yiddish Book Center has digitized and posted works of the Yiddish writer Chaim Grade, one of the great masters of modern Yiddish literature. The...

    Father of the Chinese nation supported Zionism

    By Zack Rotbart, National Library of Israel An original signed letter in which Dr. Sun Yat-sen expresses his strong support for Zionism has recently surfaced at the...

    ‘Upheaval’ — film on Menachem Begin

    By Judith Fleischer Rem Bashari remembers growing up in a poor neighborhood in the city of Rishon Letzion, just south of Tel Aviv, and watching the dramatic changes in...

    Ski-aholic in Park City

    By Seth Feldman, Jew in the City When it comes to Jewish outreach, Jodi Berris will climb the highest mountain. Then she’ll ski down it. “I have a pretty serious...

    Sukkot in WW I-era Russia

    By Chen Malul, National Library of Israel Ditches at the entrances to all of the homes. Opened roofs. The year 1916 appears under the photograph featured on an aged...

    Marceau’s act of heroism

    By Phil Goldfarb He was born Marcel Mangel on March 22, 1923 in Strasbourg, France, to a Jewish family. His parents were Ann Werzberg Mangel and Charles Mangel, a kosher...

    Sweet Shavuot in Saloniki

    By Zack Rothbart, National Library of Israel “Saloniki’s Jews . . . eagerly awaited the arrival of the Shavuot holiday . . . They especially loved and cherished it...