Yad Vashem’s Young Leadership Takes Holocaust Education to a New Audience

Click here to read: Yad Vashem’s Young Leadership Takes Holocaust Education to a New Audience by Cindy Grosz The Young Leadership Associates Chairpersons are Rachel Shnay and Josh Gelnick. Many young “celebrity bloggers” like Humans Of Judaism and Jewish Chick attended. Reality star, best-selling author and Jewish activist, Siggy Flicker, was […]

Yaakov Weksler: At 35 He Discovered He is Jewish, Today He Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah

Last week, Yaakov Weksler (b. 1943) had his Bar Mitzvah in the Yad Vashem Synagogue. A former Polish Catholic priest, Yaakov (formerly Romuald Waszkinel) discovered at age 35 that he was in fact the son of Jews killed in the Holocaust. In the hopes of saving their infant son’s life, […]