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Meet the doctor who helped Herzl get to the podium in time to open the Fourth Zionist Congress in London.
From lake houses to spa days, Jews from all over Europe took full advantage of their summer vacations, building memories that would last a lifetime.
An elaborately decorated Pinkas now kept at the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People tells the story of the Talmud Torah of Riga which sought to return former child soldiers – and their children – to their Jewish roots.
How did rare photographs of Polish Jews end up in a French soldier’s photo album?
Zishe Breitbart was known as the “Modern-Day Samson” and performed all over the world until his untimely death.
The Sandys Row Synagogue has kept its doors open through two World Wars and remained active from its original consecration in 1870 until today.
Through the pinkas of a given community, we can assess the life of the individual and the kahal in all its breadth and depth
A 17th-century Italian manuscript sheds light on an important example of Catholic book censorship in the modern age
Land of Israel
A Jewish judge and an SS officer walk into a salon in the Land of Israel…It may sound like the start of a joke but the following is a true story.
Abraham Adolf Fraenkel, a doctor of mathematics, served in the German army during the Great War and organized a Passover Seder for his fellow Jewish soldiers.
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