Isidor & Ida Straus, co-owners of Macy’s, Remembered for their last Moments on the Titanic

Isidor Straus, born on February 6, 1845, was an American Jewish businessman, politician, and co-owner of Macy’s department store. Isidor was born into a Jewish family who lived in Otterberg, Germany. He and his family immigrated to the United States when he was almost 10 years old in 1854. They […]

The Way We Met

“I moved to Israel five years ago after someone I loved dearly was killed by a drunk driver. Israel was his favorite place on earth and I thought by my being there, it would somehow bring me closer to finding answers to this tragedy. Admittedly, I started searching for those […]