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Holocaust survivor Saul Dreier blowing the shofar at the Kotel

Holocaust survivor Saul Dreier blowing the shofar at the Kotel! Born in Krakow, Poland, Saul was the only member of his immediate family to survive the Shoah. He survived the Kraków ghetto and several concentration camps, including Plaszów, Auschwitz, Mauthausen, and Linz. After the war, Saul was sent to a […]

17 Tammuz

🚫🍴FAST DAY: 17th Day of Tammuz #nidche The seventeenth day of the month of Tamuz is the start of a 3 week mourning period for the destruction of our 2 holy Temples. The Western Wall is all that remains today. Wishing all who are fasting an easy & meaningful fast. […]

Siena, Italy.

🕍🇮🇹 “My husband @schwartz.jeffrey and I visited the Synagogue in Siena, Italy this afternoon-where he stopped to (pray) daven Mincha following our tour. Our guide told us that the community consists of 50 Jews. They have celebrated all of the Bar Mitzvahs of the members and just celebrated the last […]

Meet Francine Christophe.

Holocaust survivor Francine Christophe was born in Paris on August 18, 1933. While attempting to flee the Nazis in 1942, Francine and her mother Marcelle were arrested and eventually deported to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1944. Marcelle kept two small pieces of chocolate for her daughter to use when […]