Baskin-Robbins

Did you know that Irvine ‘Irv’ Robbins (1917-2008), co-founder of Baskin-Robbins, opened his first ice cream store using money he saved from his #BarMitzvah! Born in Winnipeg to Eastern European Jewish immigrants, Robbins grew up working in his father’s ice cream parlor in Tacoma, Washington. He always finished the day happy […]

“I live in Israel now so that their sacrifices weren’t for nothing.”

“I am the first generation in my family that has both freedom from anti-Semitism and the opportunity to benefit from the continuous security and hope that Israel provides. My father spent his childhood under a military dictatorship in Argentina that despised Jews. My grandparents and great-grandparents went through the Holocaust […]

Love.

This 92-year-old man helped his wife color her hair when she couldn’t go to the salon because of social distancing. ❤️ (????: Yael Shapira Avraham) Source: E! News

CONDOLENCES: Yosef Neiman

CONDOLENCES: Yosef Neiman succumbs to injuries. Neiman was brutally attacked in Monsey 3 months ago at a Chanukah party in his Rabbi’s home. Many have described Neiman as a gentle and kind human being. Father of 7 children, grandfather and great-grandfather, he was 72. May his memory be a blessing, […]

Happy Birthday Ester Wienrib

#MazalTov to Holocaust survivor Ester Wienrib who celebrated her 97th birthday via video call this week! Please note the birthday cake says 98, which is for 97 years + 1 for good luck. Wienrib, who is originally from Poland, currently lives in Tel Aviv and has been mostly confined to her […]

1956: Golda Meir

1956: Golda MeirTIME magazine announces its 100 Women of the Year, which is TIME’s list of the most influential women of the past century.Photo: Burt Glinn – Magnum Photos Article: https://time.com/5793561/golda-meir-100-women-of-the-year/

Happy 100th Birthday: Malka Zajc

Happy 100th birthday to Holocaust survivor Malka Zajc! Born on February 28, 1920 in Ciechanów, Poland, Malka survived the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising as well as the Majdanek, Auschwitz, Ravensbrück, and Malchow concentration camps. After the war, she made a life for herself in New York City, where she still lives […]

Daniel Pearl.

“My father’s Jewish, my mother’s Jewish, I am a Jew.” Daniel Pearl’s final words 18 years ago, February 1, 2002. The world has come to know Daniel Pearl as the Wall Street Journal reporter with American and Israeli citizenship who was kidnapped by Pakistani terrorists and murdered in Pakistan in […]

Ilan Ramon

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon 17 years ago on February 1st 2003, we lost Col. Ilan Ramon, an Israeli Air Force fighter pilot & Israel’s 1st astronaut for NASA. Ramon was the space shuttle payload specialist of STS-107, the […]

We Remember.

“International Holocaust Remembrance Day. I usually speak of my dad when I talk of the Holocaust, but today I’d also like to let everyone know that my dad was part of a large thriving family in Poland. This picture is just that of his mother’s side before the war. Out […]