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How did we come to celebrate the New Year in the fall when in the Bible it was celebrated in the spring? And what is the origin of the first month’s peculiar name?
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What if you found a vaccine for COVID-19, and no one believed you? What if no one was willing to give you a chance to save millions? What if your only option was to inject yourself with a weakened strain of coronavirus and hope for the best?
Land of Israel
Noam Nachman-Tepper seeks to dispute the accepted narrative surrounding the capture of Eli Cohen.
“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
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
“I’m still young, I want to live”; even in their darkest hour, the prisoners of the Nazi camps wrote songs of hope
How did rare photographs of Polish Jews end up in a French soldier’s photo album?
Imre Lichtenfeld developed Krav Maga as a method of defensive street fighting against anti-Semitic attacks in the city formerly known as Pressburg.
Dracula? He’s nothing compared to the first vampire in history, the one and only Lilith. Among her many “hobbies”: hounding humankind, causing crib death and night emissions in men, and sucking blood.
Diaspora, Land of Israel
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