Aaron Greenblatt


Holocaust Memorial Takes Flight

By Aaron Greenblatt

Holocaust Memorial Takes Flight
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.Read More


Butterflies Teach a Colorful Lesson

By Aaron Greenblatt

Pavel Friedman’s enduring words inspired others to collect butterflies, as well.Read More


‘Hava Nagila’: A Christmastime Hit?

By Aaron Greenblatt

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.”Read More


Broza Concert Broadcast

By Aaron Greenblatt

Broza Concert Broadcast
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.Read More


Back to the Lower East Side

By Aaron Greenblatt

Back to the Lower East Side
After 20 years of renovation, the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark, is now open to the public.Read More






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