Teaching Judaism to new immigrants, many of whom are illiterate, can be an arduous and repetitive task. But their citizenship depends on successful conversion, so failure is not an option.
Brog made aliyah in the early 1930s and helped found a kibbutz in central Israel.
Laszlo Csatary, 99, died in a hospital while awaiting trial for war crimes of assisting in the murder of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.
Countries of greatest interest to the U.S. are China, Russia, Pakistan, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan, according to German weekly.
For the first time in nearly seven decades, some of the victims of a death march from Auschwitz have been identified and a new gravestone bears their names.
Psychologist Erika Landau turned her experience as a Holocaust survivor into a method for encouraging creativity in children. She died last week at 81.
'We must understand that the purpose of education is not to know, but to experience,’ the Israeli once said. 'The goal must also consist of my feelings, self-awareness and social interaction.’
A look at the sobering reality shared by Ethiopian immigrants, three decades on.
The German industrialist saved hundreds of Jews in Poland, and rose to prominence after the war heading one of the country's biggest companies - ThyssenKrupp.
Ethiopian Aliyah The Trials and Tribulations of the Falashmura Immigration, Embodied by a 72-year-old Ethiopian Woman
Though her four older children were allowed into Israel under the Law of Return, Yazvalam Aileo herself is not considered eligible to immigrate. Part of a series examining three decades of Ethiopian Aliyah.