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How does Israel honor Tu B’Shvat – the Jewish Arbor Day – in a year when planting is forbidden? Through celebration, education – and the occasional workaround.
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Noam Nachman-Tepper seeks to dispute the accepted narrative surrounding the capture of Eli Cohen.
What if you found a vaccine for a deadly disease and no one believed you? What if your only option was to inject yourself with a weakened strain and hope for the best?
How did rare photographs of Polish Jews end up in a French soldier’s photo album?
“Marceau started miming to keep children quiet as they were escaping”
Read the story of how an international Jewish superstar came to entertain Israeli troops fighting in the Yom Kippur War
How local Jews – some with fresh memories of European pogroms – did their small part to help victims of one of the worst acts of racial violence in US history
In 1867, Mark Twain made a visit to the Land of Israel. What did Twain think of the Holy Land? Join us as we trace his journey.
A collection of photographs received by the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People documents the lives of thousands of residents of the town of Bitola, who were sent to Treblinka in 1943
In his first year at university, Kafka discovered a talent for drawing
Learn how a traditional Jewish prayer melody inspired everyone – from classical composers to filmmakers to psychedelic rock bands.
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