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Yom HaShoah: A Day to Remember the Good We Lost

(6) Comments | Posted April 19, 2012 | 9:06 AM

April 19 is a day set aside to remember the Holocaust. Many of my friends ask me to call the day Yom HaShoah -- the Hebrew words for Holocaust Memorial Day -- but I believe this is not a day to set Jews and Hebrew speakers apart from the rest...

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A Jewish Year and How I Found Lost Synagogues (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted February 13, 2012 | 6:12 AM

How did I decide to re-create synagogues across Europe that were lost during the Third Reich and WWII?

About five years ago, my art licensing agent asked if I could create a Jewish calendar -- one using the standard western calendar with illustrations of Jewish holidays, rituals and symbols....

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Lost Synagogues of Europe: Where We Once Gathered (PHOTOS)

(42) Comments | Posted January 11, 2012 | 10:00 AM

"Lost Synagogues? They are lost only if we forget. How can we even begin to discuss what was lost until we know what was before. Strongwater's paintings evoke the beauty and vitality of the lost communities of Europe."
--Stephen M. Goldman, Executive Director, Holocaust Memorial Center, Michigan's Holocaust Museum

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