Among the stories to be found there: the train that conveyed the Freud sisters to Treblinka, the Dutch psychiatric hospital whose entire population was deported to Auschwitz, and the Greek ship carrying deportees that sank at sea.
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As wheat that has come into contact with water is considered leavened and thus unsuitable for Passover, wheat for shmura matza must be harvested on dry days.
Newly translated letters showcase the emotions one Italian Jew experienced in a Trieste jail before being transported to Auschwitz in 1944. Seven decades on, his son still can’t read them without bursting into tears.
The explosive dilemma of 'collaboration' with the Nazis in order to save German Jews split the Zionist movement in the 1930s.
After narrowly avoiding deportation to Auschwitz, the young couple spent two-and-a-half years living less than a mile apart, separated by a major traffic artery for Nazi troops that they could not risk crossing.
Renowned author along with other writers recently toured West Bank led by Breaking the Silence to research book of essays marking 50 years of occupation.
And why some have started trying to perform it on the Temple Mount again.
Despite pressures both existential and mundane, editor Dr. Daniel Goldschmidt produced a remarkable volume that remains revered and respected.
Asufa, a Jaffa-based design store, has published a Hebrew-English Haggadah that will hopefully keep seder guests from talking politics at the table.
Centuries of semantic interpretations and rituals are part of the story of this herb, which some Jews pass over in favor of the even-less bitter lettuce. At least they're better than the hemlock mentioned in the Bible.