The story goes that the Nazis burned the collection of the yeshiva library, but clues indicate this is simply not true.
Monuments to those who expelled our ancestors, enslaved them, or flat-out murdered them, are no simple matter.4
Jack Greenberg, who died on October 12 at age 91, was more than just a fearless civil rights attorney who famously argued Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court.5
Ever since Jesus came along in the first century of the common era, claiming to be the son of God and the messiah, there have been a lot of would-be Messiahs. Here are six!
The 3rd annual A-Sham Arab Food Festival took place in Haifa, Israel, over three days in December
On the 75th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Russia, transcripts of interviews with Holocaust survivors help us remember the good along with the bad.
The Forward building was the lower East Side’s first skyscraper. It began its life as a ‘temple to labor,’ became a Chinese church, and now houses luxury condos. Sam Kestenbaum offers a history of a structure — and an ever-changing neighborhood.4
Manhattan’s Lower East Side of yesteryear conjures up images of inhospitable streets filled with immigrants. But some allowed these new immigrants to feel at home in their New World. Among the most notable do-gooders were Alice and Irene Lewisohn.
100 Years Ago
100 Years Ago
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