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The 25th anniversary re-release of Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List has reignited criticism as well as praise for the Oscar-winning film.
As the “Cabaret” cast assembled for rehearsal, we understood that now, more than ever, our production reflected part of our own milieu in which anti-Semitism is real.
Today Jews will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass), the first large-scale attack on German Jews in the Third Reich.
Ruth Beckermann’s new film is a persuasive accounting of the life and political career of Kurt Josef Waldheim, laying bare the revelations about his World War II military service.
Renowned French-Jewish director Emmanuel Finkiel’s new film, A Memoir of War, is a haunting meditation on the pain of not knowing.
All of a sudden, I got very scared, realizing in a very visceral way that my children will never hear firsthand a story of the Holocaust.
What happens when we let unfounded fear of one another obstruct our nation’s heritage of acceptance and of fair treatment under the law?
There are some questions about growing up as the son of Holocaust survivors I had never asked my parents, so a week before Mother’s Day, I phoned my 96-year-old mother, Adela, and asked her to shar
What did American voters, the constituents who may have done more to pressure their lawmakers to intervene, know at the time?
Yom HaShoah is a day of mourning in Israel. Many stores close, music on the radio reflects the somber nature of the day, and most amazing is the sound of the siren.
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
Why do we celebrate Jewish Arbor Day in the middle of winter?
Keep this recipe for the iconic Jewish dish handy for your next Shabbat dinner.
A rabbi shares his personal experience of finding his spiritual home.
Learn the blessing for placing a mezuzah on the doorposts of your house.
If you're curious about Judaism, thinking of converting, or know someone who is, here are some excellent resources to learn more about Judaism.
Jethro, priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard all that God had done for Moses and for Israel, God's people, how the Eternal had brought Israel out from Egypt. - Exodus 18:1
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Here are three ways to work for immigrant justice.
There's a deep relationship between Judaism and social action.
Learn why Anat Hoffman fights for women's rights in Israeli society.
Mattan loves his homeland while disagreeing with its government.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Show your WRJ pride with this zippered canvas bag. Features the phrase "Well-behaved women rarely make history" and the WRJ logo.