Hundreds of thousands of butterflies from around the world are flocking to the Holocaust Museum Houston as part of an educational program about the Holocaust.
Pavel Friedman’s enduring words inspired others to collect butterflies, as well.
In the battle for the No. 1 Christmas hit on the United Kingdom’s charts this season, rising British pop star Lauren Rose is being given an outside chance at outdoing challengers not with renditions of “Joy to the World” or “Silver Bells,” but with her own interpretation of the traditional Hebrew folk song “Hava Nagila.”
On a June morning before dawn, Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza performed for the 14th time at the foot of the Roman ramp leading to the summit of Masada. But now, the show will reach a much broader audience.
After 20 years of renovation, the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark, is now open to the public.
Among eBay’s unique postings are a human kidney and a jar that supposedly captured a breath from Pope John Paul II. Now, add a late rebbe’s eyeglasses. The starting price? A cool $350,000.
How does one understand the incomprehensible human tragedy of the Holocaust? The answer: One story at a time. In “Hidden Letters” (Star Bright Books), Deborah Slier and Ian Shine have edited a treasure trove of letters that Philip “Flip” Slier, a Dutch Jew, wrote during 1942 at the Dutch forced labor camp Molengoot. The translations are by Marion van Binsbergen-Pritchard.
For decades, Jews have dropped loose change in those tzedakah boxes found on countertops in Jewish stores and in Hebrew schools. Now, one person is modernizing this charitable act for the 21st century.
Times Square is not what it used to be. Once a shady, drug-infested corner of Manhattan, the neighborhood is now a bustling center filled with restaurants, shops, shiny office buildings and, most recently, two 48-foot-long sukkahs, courtesy of Chabad-Lubavitch.
Before the O.J. Simpsons and Scott Petersons of the world made headlines with upper-crust killings, one New York murder mystery caused a media firestorm that eventually disappeared in the pages of history — until now, 150 years later.