Though the NFTY-EIE program has changed greatly over the years, including a recent name change, it is still inspiring teenagers to love Israel in ways that can only happen by living there.
Related Blog Posts on Holocaust and Jewish History
Read about the early life of a young immigrant to the United States before he went on to compose songs that shaped the American music scene for decades.
After hearing Rose’s story, the Shoah was transformed from solely being a part of the Jewish narrative to being a part of the human consciousness.
More than a half century after the Holocaust, it is surely time that we acknowledge that saving one’s own is worthy of recognition and praise. Jews everywhere ought to take pride in these heroes of their own people.
Have you ever noticed that when we teach the Holocaust, we let the perpetrators dictate the story for us? We use their pictures and their propaganda to tell our story, forgetting that their agenda was to dehumanize the Jews.
Formed on April 9, 1917 to unite American Jewry in the military during World War I, the Jewish Welfare Board is celebrating its centennial anniversary.
After their liberation from the Nazis, my parents were reunited in a displaced persons camp. I was three when our family received visas to America.
January 27, 2005 marked the 60th anniversary of the Red Army’s liberation of Auschwitz. On that same day, the U.N. declared International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
An exhibit at the New-York Historical Society spans two-and-a-half centuries of the Jewish experience in the New World.
Kristallnacht, which literally means “the night of broken glass,” occurred on the night of November 9, 1938; this date marked the beginning of the Holocaust.