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.17
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.
His role as explainer of the Holocaust to non-Jews can be explained by his historical context.
The 150-page work that historian Dr. Joel Rappel pulls off the shelves of his vast library is a difficult document to read. It’s not the handwriting that makes the task hard – it’s actually quite legible. The content – a searing indictment against God and anyone who believed in him during the Holocaust – is what causes the reader to shudder.37
For the survivor who chooses to testify, it is clear: his duty is to bear witness for the dead and for the living.
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