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Hungarian Jews arriving at Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Cammy S. Bourcier
Grainy image of the Warsaw Ghetto in flames during the Warsaw Uprising

There is so much sky.
Funny, but I never knew.
It's beautiful,
and many hued;
perhaps this is what Jacob knew
when he ordered that coat,

Stacey Zisook Robinson
Interior perspective of The Evidence Room with models of Auschwitz gas column and gas tight hatch plaster casts and model of gas tight door

The Evidence Room, an installation on view at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), is a stunning reminde

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Group photo of L'dor v'dor participants in Prague

L’dor v’dor (from generation to generation) are words we as Jews say often.

Dr. Evie Rotstein
White Star of David emrboidered on navy cloth alongside five pointed stars as if depicting an altered version of the American flag

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Jonathan D. Sarna
Well worn cover of cookbook: Crisco Recipes for the Jewish Housewife

I have always been the cook in our family and during the last two years, I’ve started to branch out into baking.

Rabbi Anthony Fratello
A family of three smiling women and one man stand together in front of a stone wall

What does it mean to be part of a global Jewish community? For many of us, the concept can be difficult to truly grasp.

Sharon Mann
Birthright participants atop Masada at sunrise

I’m a millennial and like others in my generation, my Jewish upbringing consisted of summer camp, religious school, youth group events, and celebrating Jewish holidays – until I finished the progra

Rebecca Bigman

I had never seen a challah until I first came to America in 1961, but once I disco

Rabbi Rifat Sonsino
Black and white image of Israeli soldiers in a tank approaching the Dome on the Rock in Jerusalem on June 7 1967

The three paratroopers casting eyes upward at the Western Wall. The troops reveling in the waters of the Suez Canal.

Ron Kampeas (JTA)

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