Nazi-Looted Art Returned to Heirs of German-Jewish Art Collector

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Germany returned two Nazi-looted late medieval panels to the heirs of a Jewish art collector. The predella panels, found at the base of an altar, were...

Rabbi Cohen: Summer Experience Like No Other

By Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen An email arrived in my inbox in early May about a rabbinic seminar, the first of its kind, to be held at Yad Vashem. Mixed...

Netanyahu, Zelensky Honor Jewish Victims of Nazis at Babi Yar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a memorial ceremony at Babi Yar, where thousands of Jews were massacred in 1941 by the Nazis, on...

Preschool Opens at Former Concentration Camp in Serbia

BY SAM SOKOL (JTA) — A preschool in Serbia opened in a building that once was part of a Nazi concentration camp. The building at Staro Sajmiste has housed a number...

Interview With ‘Who Will Write Our History’ Producer Roberta Grossman

By Michele Justic first published January 2019 In honor of Yom Hashoah, the Peninsula Public Library will participate in the 2019 Global Screening Event of "Who Will Write Our History," based...

Right View: Life Of Marton Sternberg, Part 7

Liberation Of Bergen-Belsen In Part 6, Marton was ordered to bury the dead in gigantic pits in Bergen-Belsen. It was obvious that the war was nearing its end, but he...

92-Year-Old Former SS Guard to Stand Trial for Nazi Crimes

A 92-year-old former SS guard charged with helping murder 5,230 prisoners at a Nazi death camp in World War II will go on trial in October, prosecutors said on Thursday. Bruno...

Senators Urge Pressure on Poland to Resolve Holocaust Property Claims

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A letter signed by 88 U.S. senators, including those running for president, calls on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take urgent action...

Visiting My Roots in Eastern Europe

By Shalom Pollack Well, I am at home again. I spent the last two weeks traveling — by plane, train, bus, and foot. I visited four countries: Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. The...

Google Doodle Celebrates Japanese Diplomat Who Saved Jews During WWII

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Monday’s Google doodle is of Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat stationed in Lithuania during World War II who defied the Nazis by issuing life-saving visas...
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Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured on Sunday at the Orthodox Union’s third annual Torah New York at Citi...

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On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

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    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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