Unmasking the Invisible Jews of Budapest

Hungarian Jews assimilated so completely that most overt Jewish qualities vanished. Mary Gluck author of “The Invisible Jewish Budapest” explains how Jews still managed to profoundly impact Hungarian culture.


That Time a Jewess Joined the Daughters of the American Revolution

Abigail Minis was a widow, in her eighties and Jewish, but that didn’t stop her from doing her part to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. She put her skills and resources as an innkeeper to use and paid for food for soldiers fighting for American independence in 1779 in Savannah, Georgia.


8 Things You’ll Need To Know If You’re a Jew Living in Exile

Growing up in Kansas and living in Louisiana, Sophia-Marie Unterman has become an expert on living as a Jew in exile. Here are her eight tips for survival in what many Jews think of as flyover country.


Kickstarter Helped This Rabbi Return to Her Roots

For 19 years, Deborah Bodin Cohen has been a congregational rabbi. Now, in the tradition of her ancestors, she is following her dream by becoming a hawker and peddler and starting a bookstore on wheels.

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