A pocket watch with Hebrew letters on its face that belonged to a Jewish Russian immigrant who died on the Titanic sold at auction for $57,500.
The Titanic had over 80 Jewish passengers. The ship even had a kosher kitchen available.
No one knows the exact number of Jews who were sailing on the Titanic, which struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Europe to New York on this date in 1912. One history of the ship’s sinking suggests hundreds of Jews…
(JTA) — A privately-owned Russian television channel reran a documentary from 2012 which claimed the Titanic was sunk partly due to a conspiracy by Jews. REN-TV aired the anti-Semitic documentary last month, according to the Coordination Forum for Countering anti-Semitism. The documentary suggested a “group of 300” Jews, freemasons and “illluminati” had sunk the ship…
More than a century after first-class passengers aboard the ill-fated Titanic ate grilled mutton chops and custard pudding in an elaborate dining room, the ship’s last luncheon menu is expected to fetch up to $70,000 in an online auction, a curator said on Monday.
A letter from a passenger on the Titanic, written just hours before the ship hit an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage, sold at auction on Saturday for 119,000 pounds ($200,000).
The kosher butcher in Liverpool that once supplied the Titanic with meat hasn’t sold a Shabbos brisket since it closed its doors 35 years. Wait, there was kosher meat on the Titanic?
Jewelry salvaged from the wreck of the Titanic will go on display later this week, the company that owns the artifacts announced on Monday.
When the Titanic went down, the entire world not only talked about this event but also sang about the tragedy — the Yiddish speaking-masses included.
This is a group of Jewish women and children who were rescued from the Titanic and who are now staying with the Hospitality Society.