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Only at the gates of Auschwitz did ‘vivacious brunette’ Hedwig Bernhard let go of the gift she received from Rainer Maria Rilke…
Judaism, Land of Israel
About a year after the renowned scholar’s Talmud set finally found its way home, his Mishna has too…
Freud himself refrained from publicly psychoanalyzing the despot. Dr. W. Beran Wolfe didn’t…
In 1939, sickening accounts of impending genocide appeared on the same pages as cruise and resort promos
The renowned Kabbalah scholar’s brother chose a very different path, at one point leading the German Communist Party
Land of Israel
From a very young age, Bracha Avigad’s roots connected her to the Land of Israel and its flora
In 1945 he left the infamous camp on a death march; 40 years later he came back – and left – a free man
David Friedmann’s daughter traveled the globe searching for his famous drawings, lost for decades
Lasker-Schüler, one of Germany’s greatest poets, fled to Jerusalem in the 1930s. “Poetic Textures: Else Lasker-Schüler Archives. An Online Platform” offers digital access to a large portion of her literary and artistic legacy.
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