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Writer Discovered the Good in Jews

Writer Discovered the Good in Jews
Author Y.L. Peretz ... he's all but forgotten today (Photo: Wikipedia

Everyone loves a good story. Yud Lamed Peretz wrote many of ...
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Memorial to the Slaughtered

memorial-1 The procession of local children, townsfolk, Lithuanian and foreign dignitaries and descendants walking from Birzai to the Pakamponys Forest (Photo: Courtesy of The Birzai Jewish Culture and History Society)
Flowers brought by the children of Birzai and put on the mass grave in the forest

The memorial wall with names of the victims cut out on the metal sheets (Photo: Merunas Jukonis)

Myra Olswang’s family gravestone uncovered in the cemetery

On June 16, 2019 about 500 people gathered in Birzai, Lithua...
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The Hit Man

The Hit Man
Assassinated: Symon Petliura (Photo: Wikipedia)

Chief Otaman Symon Petliura on a Ukrainian stamp (never circulated)

October 1927: Sholem Schwarzbard speaking at court. Below him Henri Torres

Hetman (Chief Otaman) Symon Petliura (1879-1926) was a Ukrai...
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Synagogue is The New Dorm

198-70s-1 Topics discussed in late 70s ... rallying against nuclear war (Photos: Wikimedia Commons, Wikipedia)
The writer E.E. Cummings

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones

Forty years ago I went to college, lived in a dorm and befri...
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Growing up Jewish in Pakistan

198-pakistan Svia Epstein and her sister Elishama Jacobs
Svia Epstein and Elishama Jacobs are two sisters whose paren...
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