Hi everyone, it’s me, Nikki Schreiber from Humans of Judaism. One of my cousins did an incredible thing. He put together a book tracing our family history back to the year 1470. Titled, ‘Links in a Chain, B’nai Yonah’s Legacy 1470-2011’, “This book testifies to the commitment of our family […]
The synagogue is a rare surviving example of the four-pillar, vaulted synagogues that were built throughout the Polish lands in both wood and masonry from the sixteenth through the early nineteenth centuries. The synagogue is one of the precious monuments of sacred art. It was erected in 1761 to replace […]
The International March of the Living is an annual educational program, bringing individuals from around the world to Poland and Israel to study the history of the Holocaust and to examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hatred. Taking place annually on Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day – The […]
Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is the ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation and research. From the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem‘s integrated approach incorporates meaningful educational initiatives, groundbreaking research and inspirational exhibits. Its use of innovative technological platforms maximizes accessibility to the vast information in […]
WHO KNEW: Well, this one we should have known… The inventor of the Crock Pot was a Sabbath Observant Jew!
Irving Naxon, invented the crock pot, the then-called Naxon Beanery. He retired in 1971 and sold his business to Rival Manufacturing. They streamlined the design, renamed it the crock pot. It all started with Naxon’s grandmother, Tamara Kaslovski Nachumsohn who grew up in a small shtetl in Lithuania. She told […]