Slain Airman Matt Seidler was remembered as a hero who “chased after his dream” during a memorial at his air force base in Colorado.
Confident young Ethiopians are not shy about standing up for their rights. The new generation is behind resurgent protests against racism in Israeli society.
“If, in the future, [Yiddish] will have the same status and [culturally] stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Latin and Greek, we won’t be doing so badly,” Bard College president Leon Botstein said at the January 9 launch of the YIVO-Bard Institute for East European Jewish History and Culture Winter Intercession Program.
Matt Seidler was killed in Afghanistan, joining a tragic list of at least 40 Jews who have died in that conflict or in Iraq. His father says he had ‘not a mean bone in his body.’
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