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Curing diseases, restoring organs, revitalizing the body and even resurrecting the dead! Rare caricatures from 19th-century England prove that strange folk remedies have been with us for a while…
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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?
“I’m still young, I want to live”; even in their darkest hour, the prisoners of the Nazi camps wrote songs of hope
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Imre Lichtenfeld developed Krav Maga as a method of defensive street fighting against anti-Semitic attacks in the city formerly known as Pressburg.
The National Library of Israel is asking you to send us examples of digital ephemera which convey a sense of the times
What was revealed when Western forces finally captured one of the major Nazi concentration camps? A rare document recently discovered at the National Library of Israel holds the answers.
Shloimy Alman’s collection of photographs of Jewish London from the 1970s survive as a unique record of a disappeared world.
Postcards and coded letters sent from a concentration camp written in urine reveal the secret experiments performed on human subjects.
Meet Leila and Lamia Jamal, the nearly identical sisters who took Cairo – and later, the rest of the world – by storm with their exhilarating belly dancing routines.
When the Gestapo knocked on 12-year-old Lilli Tauber’s door in November of 1938, her life was forever changed.
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