Concert in memory of Shira Pransky grows from 25 to 1,400
Chaim GoldbergFeb 23, 2023
From 25 people to 1,400? From a humble Shira Pransky Project benefit concert to a much larger Yad l’Olim concert, in memory of the daughter of Nate and Amy Davidovich,...
Abraham Lincoln, a New York Cantor and the Union Army
Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTAFeb 16, 2023
In Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War: The Union Army, historian Adam D. Mendelsohn recalls the story of how Cantor Arnold Fischel persuaded President Abraham Lincoln to...
Sydney Taylor awards announced
Penny Schwartz, JTAFeb 02, 2023
An illustrated book about an inspiring Holocaust survivor and two works of fantasy featuring dybbuks and Jewish demons have won this year’s top prizes in Jewish...