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Shloimy Alman’s collection of photographs of Jewish London from the 1970s survive as a unique record of a disappeared world.
The Jewish people have wandered the face of the globe, picking up various culinary traditions, rendering “Jewish food” into a wide and somewhat undefinable genre of cooking.
During the period of austerity which accompanied the early years of the State of Israel, the Hadassah organization fought to allow for the import of Bulgur to Israel from the United States.
A shopping list found among the treasures of the Cairo Genizah was scrawled on the back of a rather important document.
At an assembly of the Nazi Party in September 1935, the Reichstag passed laws that stripped German Jews of their citizenship
Okay, two weddings, but this is still the strangest story you will have heard in a while…
The exhibition “Life in Medieval Khorasan. A Geniza from the National Library of Israel” is on display at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia
Spoiler alert: The father of psychoanalysis was not the biggest fan of establishing a Jewish state in Mandatory Palestine.
An almanac published in Jamaica in 1798 containing a special page dedicated to Jewish holidays is preserved in the National Library collections – a glimpse of a forgotten Jewish island community
“I am neither a mathematician nor a physicist, but I have, nevertheless, discovered a fantastic philosophical method that I will soon be publishing under the title ‘The Logic of the World.’”
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