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A street scene with Midge Maisel

Midge Maisel’s defining characteristic – and her appeal – is her refusal to let any obstacle, and there are many, phase her. For Midge, there’s always a work-around.

Emma Silver
Judy Glickman Lauders black and white photo of Auschwitz gate entrance reading ARBEIT MACHT FREI

Beyond the Shadows is Glickman Lauder’s stance against injustice. Perhaps her work will inspire you to take a stand against injustice, too.

Bruce Black

Recently, as I’ve done for 32 years, I stopped to think about Marilyn Klinghoffer. Although she was briefly a household name, I remember her because she changed my life.

Barbara Solomon Josselsohn
A man in a kippah walks by a wall of photos of people who disappeared during Guatemalas internal armed conflict

It’s time we stop treating refugees like criminals and come to love our neighbors – in Guatemala and beyond – as ourselves.

David Wirtschafter
Black and white archival image of a Nazi march down East 86th Street in NYC on October 30th 1939

The Oscar-nominated short film A Night at the Garden is a documentary short about a massive pro-Nazi rally that happened in Madison Square Garden 80 years ago this week.

B. Lana Guggenheim
Wall lined with black and white photos of individuals who perished in the Holocaust

We are hopeful that the Never Again Education Act will be enacted in this congressional session. 

Jacob Greenblatt
Six postage stamps honoring five U.S. presidents: FDR, Teddy Roosevelt, Washington, JFK, Lincoln, and Washington

American Jewish leaders used to insist that there is no such thing as “Jewish politics,” but their actions tell a quite different story.

Jonathan D. Sarna
Fiddler on the Roof Yiddish

You don’t have to know mamalushen (the mother tongue) to enjoy the hit musical Fidler Afn Dakh, but getting the tam (flavor) of few words will enhance your experience.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
A scene from the jazz opera, Dear Erich

Jazz pianist and composer Ted Rosenthal conceived Dear Erich from 200 letters, written mostly by his grandmother, trapped in Nazi Germany, to his father, safe in America.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Star of David on wrought iron gate leading to old cemetery

The 25th anniversary re-release of Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List has reignited criticism as well as praise for the Oscar-winning film.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

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