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Putting Jewish Food in Context
In a new museum exhibit in Budapest, András Koerner examines what Jews had historically eaten — and why.
How a Jewish immigrant from the shtetl became the father of America’s nuclear Navy
Abrasive, controversial and tenacious, Admiral Hyman Rickover was called “the greatest engineer to ever live” by Jimmy Carter.
Renaissance synagogues being restored in Venice’s Jewish ghetto
Venice’s Jewish ghetto is considered the first in Europe and one of the first in the world, and a new effort is under way to preserve its 16th-century synagogues for the Jews who have remained and tourists who pass through.
Holocaust Survivor Reunited with Daughter After 80 Years
Due to the war, Gerda Cole was forced to give up her daughter. The 98-year-old was reunited for the first time with her 80-year-old daughter.
France has 500,000 Jews and only 5 women rabbis, but this group wants to change that
Last month saw the second Daughters of Rashi conference, a cross-denominational event focusing on expanding women’s roles in Judaism — and for participants, it’s a call to action.
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