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KATHE: Always Been in Norway - The war destiny of an or...

Very little is known about the contribution of British Jewry...
Jakey Lichterman



Written by Osnat Sheffler and Nina Zuck Photos by Orna Mekon...
Sousa Mendes with Rabbi Chaim Kruger, June 1940

Hans and Margret Rey — Sousa Mendes Visa recipients who created the Curious George books

Sousa Mendes Square in Jerusalem, organized by the Sousa Mendes Foundation

By Arthur Berger and Harry D. Wall Photos: Courtesy Sousa Me...
Percy and Bertha Galkoff on their golden wedding in 1957

Are any of you readers ex-Liverpudlians? If so - and you're ...



The story of my father's Second World War diaries started af...
Entrance to the Museum of Memorial

The printing press used to print the fake identity cards


Story and photos by Laurence Lebor In the last issue of...
Photo: Wiki Commons

We bless our sons, their spouses, and our grandchildren befo...
Cyclist Gino Bartali By Laurence Lebor in action in 1945 (Photo: Wikipedia)

Memorial plaque dedicated to Gino Bartali in Terontola

Riding up to Assisi

Last September I participated in a remarkable and inspiring ...
In the beginning of his book Festival of Freedom (Ktav, 2006...
My zeide was a "real" zeide. He was no "zaydee," as so many ...
The memorial stones unveiled to the Bergs in Berlin

Ralph Alon’s mother Margaret – the Berg’s daughter – and father Bill

Just over a year ago, I received a letter from someone in th...
The exterior of the synagogue in Falticeni, Romania

The memorial for Jewish Heroes from WWI in the Suceava Cemetery, alongside the gravestone for the Jewish victims of the Zaharesti pogrom of July 1, 1940

On October 9, 1941 – an important date in Holocaust history ...
The Seven Species. Photo Wikipedia

What about the wine in the land of milk and h...
Dr Bernd Wollschlaeger


"Abba, mi haSaba sheli?" (Daddy, who was my grandfather?). A...

"What hath God wrought." This was the very first message sen...
​My first teacher was my father. When I turned three, he kne...
Suszanna Santana Sadi, youth leader of the Havana Jewish Community

Paying respects ... Fidel Babani Leon at the Jewish cemetery in Havana

A tightly-knit Jewish community whose members escaped the Sp...
Amos Guetta, one of the leaders of the Libyan Jewish community, in the Beit El Synagogue in Piazza Bologna, Rome

Beit Knesset Beit El interior, Givat Olga

Enjoying a helping of mafrum

Story of the Jews of Libya   In Italian author Pri...
The Hebrew name of Adonai, inscribed on the keystone of the Santa Fe cathedral at the request of a major (Jewish) benefactor

Typical Pueblo Indian-influenced architecture in Santa Fe

The Western movie style lobby of the venerable El Rancho Hotel in Gallup NM, reminiscent of a fancy ski lodge

When Jordi was just ten years old, his grandfather said, "Th...