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L’Chaim (Spring)

Students work on the History Unfolded project at the MLK library in Washington DC.

How did American newspapers report the Holocaust?

What did Americans know about the Holocaust while it was happening? “History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust,” a national project of the US Holocaust...

The bimah of Gibraltar's Flemish synagogue. (Wikimedia)

Shabbat in Gibraltar

Gibraltar is an anomalous place — and its citizens a reflection of its unique character. It is a British overseas territory, and has been since the 18th century, but...

Spain re-invites the Jews

By Diane Joy Schmidt WHEN THE Edict of Expulsion decreed that the Jews of Spain convert or be expelled by the Ninth of Av — the last day of July, 1492 — some half a...

Jewish Sweden without a map

Last fall I traveled to Stockholm alone to visit my brother and sister-in-law, whom I hadn’t seen in 30 years. An eternity had passed in the blink of the eye. Time had...

The art and philosophy of Harry Sherman

Within the vast reaches of the universe, space, in its entirety and everything in it — even your thoughts — are electromagnetic energy, as expressed in the spectrum....

1968: History Colorado looks at the year everything changed

MANY MOONS have passed since I navigated the troubled shoals of 1968. The year that changed the world in ways we never anticipated changed me forever. While I’ve never...

Growing up in the Jewish Bible Belt

WHEN the Rocky Mountain News stopped its presses for the last time in 2009, setting a good many talented people adrift, the newspaper’s editorial cartoonist was one of...

Can you go? Probably!

YOU WANT to take a trip. Perhaps you’re longing to go on a cruise, or your grandchild is getting married in another state. You have the time, money and desire to...

25 years later…Catching up with L’Chaim couples

L’Chaim® magazine, which is all about celebrations, has a celebration of its own. This is the 25th anniversary edition of L’Chaim magazine. The first L’Chaim was...

The stuff of legends

It’s accurate to call Marshall Fogel a collector, but hardly sufficient. His collection of baseball memorabilia is nothing less than legendary, said to be second only...