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“Mr. Shushani” reportedly knew the entire Hebrew Bible, Talmud and countless other texts by heart. His Nobel-laureate student never knew his real name.
Land of Israel
Stories about dragons usually lead us to dark caves in Europe, but one classic dragon-tale may have its ancient roots right here, in the Land of Israel
The son of a famous performer, Kirill Chenkin fought in the Spanish Civil War and was recruited by Soviet intelligence prior to joining the faculty of Black Mountain College. He later became a ‘refusenik’ spokesman…
The unbelievable story of how 1,088 (or was it 1,122?) people flew aboard a single airplane as part of 1991’s Operation Solomon
“The establishment of a Jewish National Home in Palestine will be a blessing to the whole world.”
Albert Sabin may be less famous than Jonas Salk, but he probably shouldn’t be
From a very young age, Bracha Avigad’s roots connected her to the Land of Israel and its flora
Staying healthy and maximizing opportunities during a complicated and difficult period
“If God gave me the power to build a collection with little money, who am I to sell it?”
As a young grad student 30 years ago, Prof. Brian Horowitz was an active witness to history
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