How do you sum up 500 years of Sephardic history in just a couple of illustrations? That’s the challenge Kurt Hoffman had to answer in the pages of the Forward.
Aristides Sousa Mendes is a man in search of his past. His grandfather is lionized for rescuing Jews from the Nazis in Portugal — but it wasn’t always that way.
Jewish day school graduates mostly want to study the Holocaust. A college lecturer asks if they should focus more on cultural empowerment, like their classmates from other groups.