Yom HaShoah Never forget. Never again. Am Yisrael Chai!
Betty has lived with PTSD for 70 years since surviving the Holocaust. After liberation, Betty screamed every night while dreaming that she was back in Auschwitz. Although she has endured extreme tragedy, Betty still believes there are good people in the world. Today she is a proud great-grandmother and hopes […]
Beit Rachel Synagogue in Astana, Kazakhstan is the largest synagogue in Central Asia and is a testament to Kazakhstan’s religious tolerance.
The synagogue which opened in 2004 serves a Jewish community of roughly 150 families, most of which were forcibly moved to the area by Stalin in the 1950s from Belorussia, Lithuania, and the Ukraine during Khrushchev’s virgin lands campaign. Wishing you all #ShabbatShalom! Source: GO Kosher Travel via Bentzi Sasson
A Jew, a feminist, a paratrooper, and above all else, an individual whose story exemplifies bravery & courage. In 1944, Senesh parachuted into Yugoslavia as part of a group of paratroopers whose mission was to rescue Hungarian Jews about to be deported to Auschwitz. As she crossed the border into […]
HistoryMiami’s newest exhibit, “South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community,” captures the time when the area was predominantly Jewish.
The Miami Beach building that was home to the legendary nightclub Mansion and performances by Rick Ross and Deadmau5 was once a vaudeville theater known for its Yiddish entertainment. The Walgreens located in the Ritz-Carlton South Beach hotel was previously the site of the famed Jewish deli Wolfie’s. And the […]
A Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbor with her veil to protect her, Sarajevo, 1941.
Source: History In Pictures
“If the statistics are right, the Jews constitute but one percent of the human race. It suggests a nebulous dim puff of star dust lost in the blaze of the Milky Way. Properly the Jew ought hardly to be heard of, but he is heard of, has always been heard […]
France on Monday officially returned a 16th-century portrait, attributed to Joos van Cleve or his son, to the descendants of Hertha and Henry Bromberg, a German-Jewish couple who were forced to sell the work of art in Paris when they fled Germany before World War II. Source: The New York […]
Jewish school children in Damascus in 1991 (photo credit: David Lisbona) The last Syrian Jews have now been evacuated by a very secret operation in Halav (Aleppo), and there are no more Jews living in Syria. This has brought the end of over 3000 years of Jewish existence in […]
“If the statistics are right, the Jews constitute but one percent of the human race. It suggests a nebulous dim puff of star dust lost in the blaze of the Milky Way. Properly the Jew ought hardly to be heard of, but he is heard of, has always been heard of. He is […]
“I feel safe in India. I am safe. I visited Turkey and the Jews there are afraid to tell people they are Jewish. In India, I tell everyone and nobody cares. Actually, most people – seven out of ten people – have never heard of Jews. I try to explain […]
“What do you remember about Jewish life here?”.. “..they are all gone – scattered around the world. I miss my friends.” – Calcutta, India
“I have watched over this synagogue for over sixty years. Inshallah, my son will continue to watch after it when I am gone. He will be the fifth generation of my family to do so.” “Why is it important for you to look after the synagogue?” “It is our Islamic […]