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The birth of Israel – BBC DOCUMENTARY – part 1

Birth of Israel

BBC Documentary – The Story Of The Jews (Part.1)

BBC Documentary – The Story Of The Jews (Part.2)

BBC Documentary – The Story Of The Jews (Part.4)

Militants Destroy Jewish Mausoleums in SyriaFars News Agency

TEHRAN (FNA)- Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have destroyed severalJewish mausoleums in the historical town of Tadouf in the Northern city of Aleppo, 

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Judaism: The Seamlessness of TorahArutz Sheva

Judaism: The Seamlessness of Torah  speaker and educator, admired the world over for his audio tapes/CDs, videos and books, particularly on Jewish history.

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The legendary Jan Longone speaks today on ‘American Foodways The Ann Arbor News – MLive.com

24, by Jan Longone, curator of American Culinary History at the University of  lens through which to view the history, politics and community spirit of the Jewish 

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Sherman talk: ‘Sephardic Jews: From Scholars to Pirates’Danbury News Times

The discussion will begin with the expulsion of the Sephardic Jews from Spain in 1492 and will explore the consequences of this action throughout history to the 

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A Palestinian State with Temporary Borders – A Historical CatastropheThe Jewish Voice

Veteran author Elyakim Ha’Etzni delivers a remarkably cogent analysis on the folly of creating With the closing year, we are witnessing the weakening of 

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Rohani says Nazis committed ‘reprehensible’ crime against Jews Haaretz

“But in general I can tell you that any crime that happens in history against humanity, including the crime the Nazis committed against the Jews, is reprehensible.

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Krakow historical tour: In search of the girl in the red coat at Daily Mail

In March 1941 the remainder of Krakow’s Jewish population of 63,000 souls had  The museum does not confine itself to the history of Schindler and his list but 

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359 Years Worth Of Tchotchkes And TreasuresThe Jewish Week

But the exhibition itself — sponsored by the Manhattan Jewish Historical Initiative (MJHI) and the New York City Department of Records — goes much farther 

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The consequences of Israel’s contradictory dreamsThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Halevi is a journalist, memoirist and commentator with a unique perspective on both Jewish history and the destiny of Israel. Born in Brooklyn, he was an early 

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‘The Closer’ will detail history of local Jewish communityEllwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — Beverly Greenberg will present a program on the Jewish community in Ellwood City from 1900 to 2012 at the Ellwood City Area Historical 

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Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell to host scholar-in-residence Jonathan The Times Herald

Sarna is professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University and chief historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.

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Salute to Arlington, Va.Cleveland Jewish News

I took a short cab ride from Arlington to Dupont Circle in Washington and toured the National Museum of American Jewish Military History. The museum is the 

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Memorial to Righteous Gentiles planned in Warsawthenews.pl

Zygmunt Rolat, a member of the Board of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, has announced plans to set up an international committee for the 

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Most Pro-Jewish President? It’s Woodrow Wilson, New Book SaysJewish Daily Forward

Most Pro-Jewish President?  and Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn, also says Wilson is what he calls the most pro-Jewish president in American history.

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Book festival features something for everyoneSun-Sentinel

The Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center in Miami is once again  the 33rd annual Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival, themed “History

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Aspen High grad helps coordinate program for students at Aspen Times

She organizes programs that help students learn about the rich Jewish history of Oswiecim for centuries prior to World War II, the Holocaust and contemporary 

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Jewish Given NamesVentura County Star

This presentation will teach you about the history and patterns of Jewish first names, and how to recognize your ancestors’ names in genealogical sources.

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‘Crash Course in Jewish History‘ starts ThursdayEnterprise-Record

CHICO — Rabbi Julie Hilton Danan will offer a free “Crash Course in Jewish History” at 5:15 p.m. each Thursday in October at Congregation Beth Israel, 1336 

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Simon Schama: a man always making historyThe Guardian

But his father passed on an interest in Jewish and British history, taking the young Schama on boat trips along the Thames as he spoke about Disraeli and the 

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Restoring heritage of Lithuanian JewsChina Post

“We talk too little about the history of the Jewish community, of its daily life and contributions — and yet that would bring a better understanding of this great 

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From Kolbasa To Borscht, ‘Soviet Cooking’ Tells A Personal HistoryWBFO

 a dish that appears in various guises in novels about Jewish families, almost  It’s a clever, elegant structure that allows the author to write a history of the 

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This day in Jewish history / An Italian chief rabbi sees Jesus on Yom Haaretz

Israel Zolli, chief rabbi of Rome, had a religious epiphany that led him to convert to Christianity and take the name Eugenio Maria Zolli, after Pope Pius XII.

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Survivors’ lives focus of Holocaust History CenterJewish Post

Although the mission of Tucson’s Jewish History Museum is to tell the stories of Jewish settlers in the American Southwest, the museum is about to highlight 

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Learn more about JudaismHeritage Florida Jewish News

Topics will include The nature of G-d; Man’s relations with G-d; Jewishprayer; holidays and traditions; the role of Israel in human history; theJewish truth about 

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Travel through history at the Crocker House Cemetery WalkRoyal Oak Daily Tribune

The dead will rise again to bring history to life during the eighth annual Crocker House Cemetery Walk, on Oct. 6. This year, the walk will focus on the Jewish 

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Congregation offers Jewish schoolNew Jersey Hills

A place where your children can learn about Jewish culture, traditions, history, heroes, holidays, art, and music, and prepare for a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah that 

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Our Jewish museum celebrates GreenvilleDelta Democrat Times (subscription)

It would be impossible to write a representative history of Greenville without  at the Century ofHistory, the Jewish museum inside Greenville’s Hebrew Union 

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Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell to host scholar-in-residence Jonathan The Times Herald

Sarna is professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University and chief historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.

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Salute to Arlington, Va.Cleveland Jewish News

I took a short cab ride from Arlington to Dupont Circle in Washington and toured the National Museum of American Jewish Military History. The museum is the 

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Boston-based Ruderman Foundation launches ‘American Jewish Connecticut Jewish Ledger

The group also will visit Philadelphia’s National Museum of American JewishHistory, which houses a comprehensive exhibit detailing Jewish immigration to 

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Beyond the windmill || The history of Jerusalem, told by the scion of Haaretz

It’s not surprising that Simon Sebag Montefiore has written a monumental biography of Jerusalem. A wide-ranging interview on the occasion of its publication in 

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“Celebration and joy happens throughout the Jews‘ historyBig Issue

Simon Schama is one of the great talkers. He could talk for Britain. He has talked for Britain, actually. Schama is still best known for his magisterial BBC 

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This Day, September 26, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. LevinCleveland Jewish News (blog)

1348: Pope Clement VI issued a Bull contradicting the libel against theJews stating that they were suffering just like the rest of Europe. Other rulers issued like 

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ASU Center for Jewish Studies offers adult education classesJewish News of Greater Phoenix

Jewish History & Identity in Modern Times,” taught by Lawrence Bell, Ph.D., the director of the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, will be held 10 a.m.-noon 

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Boston-based Ruderman Foundation launches ‘American Jewish Connecticut Jewish Ledger

The group also will visit Philadelphia’s National Museum of AmericanJewish History, which houses a comprehensive exhibit detailing Jewish immigration to 

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Philanthropist Sigmund Rolat Honored by PolandJewish Daily Forward

Rolat said the most appropriate place for the monument is near the Museum of the History of PolishJews in Warsaw, on whose board he sits. In April, members 

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Museums hunt for Jewish dealer’s artArt Newspaper

The history of the Jewish art dealer and collector Alfred Flechtheim, a vigorous promoter of Expressionist and Modern art in 1920s Germany, is being researched 

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This day in Jewish history / NY residents drop 1920s blood libelHaaretz

The Jews of Massena were suspected of kidnapping a local girl for a Yom Kippur sacrifice before she was discovered safe and sound on this day. By David B.

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Denmark Forced by History To Revisit Heroic Tale of Jewish Rescue Jewish Daily Forward

No one disputes the key historical truth: Thanks to the Danes’ mass rescue of most of the Jews as well as to the Danish government’s effort to monitor the almost 

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Jewish Genealogy Seminar Featuring Dr. Sallyann SackBoulder Jewish News

Four lectures are 1) The Centrality of Jewish Law, Jewish History and Jewish Customs, and the Larger World in Which Our Ancestors Lived; 2) What Every 

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Giving a voice to overlooked womenNew Jersey Jewish News

A reviewer even credited her with creating a new genre: “Talmudic historical and didn’t get involved in Judaism until she met her husband, David Parkhurst.

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Menorah: History of a symbolJNS.org

Menorah: History of a symbol. By Binyamin  Caption: Aeplica of the Jewish Temple’s menorah, made by The Temple Institute in Israel. Credit: The Temple 

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