Those unwilling to convert to Christianity apparently left the southern town for Marseille, on the Mediterranean coast.
David B. Green
Featuring both familiar and unfamiliar names, next week’s festival provides a thoughtful and creative feast for serious readers.
Katzektnik’s ‘House of Dolls’ described the division of block 24 at Auschwitz, where, according to the author, Jewish sex slaves serviced SS men
After a period of liberalization, in 1882 Russia imposed harsh restrictions on Jews living in the Pale of Settlement, pushing millions to flee.
By all accounts a brilliant musician, Fanny Mendelssohn was always overshadowed by her brother Felix.
Years after fleeing Germany with his family as a child, Harry Schwarz went to law school with Nelson Mandela, who became a lifelong friend and colleague.
When Eilberg received ordination it was a major news story not just among Jews, but nationally.
U.S. comedian got his big break after emceeing the TV and Radio Correspondents’ Dinner in 1952, in front of President Eisenhower.
Prominent Iranian businessman Habib Elghanian was executed after an Islamic court convicted him of being a 'Zionist spy.'
There was one mistake Atlanta pharmacy owner Joseph Jacobs would never live down: His decision to sell a one-third interest in Coca-Cola to Asa Candler.