The seven-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse building in Brooklyn this weekend also consumed over 300 boxes of archival material belonging the UJA Federation.
A new exhibit at the American Jewish Historical Society probes the uniquely harrowing — and heroic — stories of women during the Holocaust.
I first met Natan Sharansky in June 1988 at The American Booksellers Association (ABA) Convention in Anaheim, California. Released two years earlier from Soviet imprisonment, Sharansky was among a literary lineup that included Barry Goldwater, Ray Bradbury, Studs Terkel, and Shirley Temple Black. His autobiography, “Fear No Evil” was a sensation.