Baruch Agadati was almost certainly the most controversial Jewish dancer of his time, building up large followings both of people who loved him, and loved to hate him. He simultaneously fought against antisemitism, angered most of the Jewish community, challenged gender roles, and built long-lasting cultural traditions. Oh, and he was also the person who created Israeli Folk Dance.
Hostage-taking and forced migration were just two methods used by Russian forces in Ukraine and Poland a century ago
A booklet labeled “The Lives of Children”, preserved at the National Library of Israel, contains Hebrew stories and poems written a century ago by Jewish high school students in Ukraine
For Ilya Galant, the myths of eternal hatred between Ukrainians and Jews were just that, myths
For two decades, one of the worst massacres of the Holocaust was all but forgotten
The complicated and all-but-forgotten legacy of Saul Borovoi
US secretary of state’s immigrant ancestor was a trailblazing Yiddishist, as well as a carpenter and masseuse
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