YIVO Hopes To Digitize Lithuania Archives — But Where Is the Cash?

YIVO has launched a massive plan to digitize 1.5 million documents on Jewish life stored in Lithuania. But the group has so far only raised $350K toward the groundbreaking project.


Grim Week for Animals as Jewish and Muslim Rituals Coincide

It’s not a great week to be a chicken or a goat. Thanks to a fluke of the calendar, a Jewish ritual slaughter and a Muslim sacrifice occur within a single day of each other.


How the Israel Lobby Set Beto O'Rourke Right

It took only one wrong vote to teach a freshman Democrat from Texas how sensitive, and even wrathful, the Jewish community can be when it comes to Israel.


Sparkling $100M Jewish Community Center Towers Over East Ukraine City

Towering over the skyline of this industrial metropolis, the 22-story Menorah Center is said to be the largest Jewish community center in Europe and a symbol of the remarkable Jewish revival here after decades of communist repression.

Polish Town Plans Memorial on Jewish Cemetery Site

An organization in Wronki, Poland, is creating a lapidarium-style memorial at the site of a destroyed Jewish cemetery in town.

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