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My Mother Escaped Russia With Rags on her Feet

Sandra Sallin | Posted 04.06.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Sallin

She left with her family In the middle of the winter of 1917 and walked across frozen rivers, frozen lakes, across Poland and Germany to Holland. Throughout her life, she told me that the meal of bread and milk she was given in Holland, was the most delicious meal she had ever eaten

The Last Time I Saw My Father

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Some nights, after working fourteen hours a day in his grocery, my father would sit, his pale blue eyes somewhere as far away as the Black Sea, and speak their names: Chaim, Yossi, Leib, Schmuel.

German Synagogue Opens On Pogrom Anniversary

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | Religion

BERLIN -- Germany's president has inaugurated a new synagogue on the anniversary of the 1938 Nazi anti-Jewish pogrom that was known as "Kristallnacht,...

Israeli Embassy Pogrom Is A Sign Of What's To Come

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

When it comes to bigotry, hate and prejudice, it is difficult to undo quickly what generations of propaganda has instilled. When it comes to anger over socioeconomic trouble, nothing is better than a scapegoat.

Making Peace with Gaddafi

Dovid Efune | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dovid Efune

What would possess a Jew, whose family had suffered at Gaddafi's hands, to pursue an active agenda in service of Gaddafi's rehabilitation and the furthering of his twisted agenda?

Where Was Obama Amidst All the Violence?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Some would have us believe it was beyond the power of the Obama administration to stop the violence, because the leverage of the administration on the Egyptian military was limited. But this doesn't pass the laugh test.

Holocaust-Era MASS GRAVE Discovered In Romania

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — A Holocaust-era mass grave containing the bodies of an estimated 100 Jews killed by Romanian troops has been discovered in ...

Anti-Muslim Propaganda Is Taking an Ugly Turn

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Worst to me is the airtime given to outright bigots like the pastor who intends to have the mass book burning of the Koran. Talk about finding a way to win the hearts and minds of the Muslim world!