Dovid Leitner‘s book includes a telling anecdote about a misunderstanding between the Belzer Rebbe and the German-Jewish hotel owner.
I am a Jew, and I have experienced anti-Semitism. I would not diminish its individual nature or its importance. It’s time we expand the view.
The ones on the left are the nationalists, for the record.
A Hanukkah menorah at a synagogue in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was doused with red liquid resembling blood and vandalized.
Jewish villagers may have gone hungry during the week but the community always provided them with at least fish and challah for shabbos.
Review: This new volume of essays includes analyses of a fascinating travelogue by the Soviet-Yiddish writer, Der Nister
“This scene is terrible,” said one visitor. “And nobody is doing anything about it.”
“A Jew must have three strengths,” Leyvick wrote, “Strength to die, strength to live and strength to wait.”
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.
On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags.