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A Cossack pogrom — a century ago

One century ago this week, a catastrophe struck Jewry. On the Sabbath day, Feb. 15, 1919, horror came to the Jewish community of the Ukrainian town of Proskurov. The...

Lord Arthur Balfour

The Balfour Declaration: reflecting on a centenary

Amid the destruction of WWI, hope emerged upon the horizon for the beleaguered Jewish people — the Balfour Declaration. The war, which Germany officially joined on the...

Russian Revolution and the Jews

It is the centennial of the Russian Revolution. The first stage, which lead to the Bolshevik Revolution later that year, started in  the capital city of St. Petersburg....