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When cholera ran rampant, saving lives superseded all else
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After he freed the serfs, Alexander II was virtually deified by one leading Jewish newspaper
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Letters written by Israeli children during the 1973 war reveal how they experienced one of the nation’s most challenging periods.
Hagège estimated that some 150 Tunisian authors wrote in Judeo-Arabic. This article is in memory of 100 years of Judeo-Arabic literature.
Besides poverty and pogroms, forced conscription weighed heavily on European Jews
A summary of the ideological debate between Zionism and ultra-Orthodox Judaism can be found in one meeting held in Bnei Brak way back in October of 1952
Dr. Rahel Hirsch broke with mainstream convention and paved the way for the women who followed after. This is the story of the doctor who insisted that women’s health was about more than female genitalia.
How advanced mathematics were used for Islamic religious purposes in the Middle Ages
There was a time when Lebanon’s coastal cities and snowy peaks were leading tourist destinations for the Jewish residents of Mandatory Palestine
Born Moshe Dovid Osinsky, he was a giant of industry, welfare and charity knighted by the king
How the decades-long romance between the Maharal of Prague and his wife began
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