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The Psychological Wisdom of the High Holy Days

It is no wonder that so many Jews associate Judaism with pain, suffering, and guilt. Quite apart from the history of oppression that shapes many Jews' perception of the world, the fact is that...

Pesach (Passover) - 15 Nisan

"In the past our ancestors were worshippers of idols, but G-d has since brought us near to serve him." "We were slaves unto Pharaoh in Egypt, and the Lord our G-d brought us out...

Strengths, challenges of tiny community like those of U.S. Jewry

Anete Hulak is believed to be the oldest Jew in Brazil´s Recife. She arrived in the small northeastern city in 1927 from Bessarabia (now Moldova), and remembers the Recife Jewish community´s heyday. Then there was...

Comunidad Sefaradí en Venezuela

En Venezuela siempre existió una importante comunidad sefardí cuyos primeros representantes llegaron a Coro por invitación del Libertador. Estos primeros inmigrantes judíos tuvieron el valor de venir a esa Venezuela de los cien años...

The Jewish history of Sao Thome e Principe

The Jewish history of Sao Thome e Principe, two small islands off the west coast of Africa, close to Guinea, includes a tragic era. In 1493, one year after the Jews were expelled from...

The Marriage of Eva Braun: The Prequel

A Book Review of: EVA'S COUSIN By Sibylle Knauss. 336 pp. New York: Ballantine Books. $24.95. Gertrude Weisker was just 20 in the summer of 1944 when she was summoned to Hitler's Bavarian mountain retreat by her cousin, Eva...

Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage - (Studies in Theatre History and Culture)

Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage (Studies in Theatre History and Culture) by: Joel Berkowitz May, 2002 Amazon.com's Price: $32.95 Amazon.com prices subject to change. Concluding his study of Shakespeare in Yiddish on...

Oriana Fallaci on Antisemitism Today

I find it shameful that in Italy there should be a procession of individuals dressed as suicide bombers who spew vile abuse at Israel, hold up photographs of Israeli leaders on whose foreheads they...

Oriana Fallaci contra el Antisemitismo

La veterana periodista y escritora vuelve al primer plano de la actualidad al publicar un tenso alegato en el que denuncia el antisemitismo que subyace en el apoyo a la causa palestina y las...

Address at Morning Prayers

Memorial Church Cambridge, Massachusetts: I speak with you today not as President of the University but as a concerned member of our community about something that I never thought I would become seriously worried about...