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US secretary of state’s immigrant ancestor was a trailblazing Yiddishist, as well as a carpenter and masseuse
Land of Israel
As a young grad student 30 years ago, Prof. Brian Horowitz was an active witness to history
From the surrender of Spain to the court of Suleiman the Magnificent and beyond, they were there
“He was like a character out of a book. He was like something somebody wrote.”
From medical school to the battlefield, he wound up in Siberia and China before America
Besides poverty and pogroms, forced conscription weighed heavily on European Jews
Born Moshe Dovid Osinsky, he was a giant of industry, welfare and charity knighted by the king
A rare photo album reveals how refugees from Nazi Germany made the Caribbean wilderness bloom.
In 1977 Farede Yazazao Aklum cooperated with the State of Israel to bring his people home, like the Ethiopian Moses.
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