Section Jewish History : 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection in each section

Dani Jewish History full quality

02.02.2014

Olivia’s Jewish History project

 03.02.2014

Jewish History Project

02.02.2014

The life of Ura Bank as told by his Son and Grandson

Jewish History 11a project

 03.02.2014

This is brief description of the time my paternal grandparents spent in Germany and Europe while on my grandfathers tour of duty in the US Army.

JFC History Project Documentary

27.11.2013

Jewish Family Congregation was established in 1981 by twenty families of South Salem, NY and neighboring towns who wanted to create a Reform congregation. This short film about the rich history of the congregation was created by Youth Group members Sam and Jeremy Fischer in November 2013. They conducted a series of interviews of past and present members who share their personal stories and relationship to the congregation.

Jewish History project

03.02.2014

Pete Seeger and the Story of “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena”

28.01.2014

The Milken Archive of Jewish Music remembers Pete Seeger and his legacy in this short documentary on the song, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena.” A moving story of music’s ability to transcend boundaries and communicate universally, the video captures a rare moment featuring Seeger alongside the song’s composer, Issachar Miron, as they lead a performance of a new trilingual version of the song that includes verses in Arabic, as well as in Hebrew and English. The song’s history stands as a testament to the values Seeger espoused through his music and through his unique way of being in the world. In the words of Woody Guthrie: “So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You.”

Read more about Pete Seeger and his Jewish Influence:http://milkenarchive.org/news_events/…

Remembering Pete And The ‘Secret History‘ Of ‘Tzena Tzena.’

The Jewish Week – No Hebrew song had ever gotten onto the charts, nor has it happened  represented a profound moment in Jewish history and self-understanding.
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Remembering Pete And The ‘Secret History‘ Of ‘Tzena Tzena.’
The Jewish Week
Within one year, Jews had gone from striped pajamas to army fatigues. That sartorial transformation represented a profound moment in Jewish history and self-understanding. The return to the Land of Israel had an erotic element to it as well: a love
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Kala Ghoda fest: Heritage walk sheds light on Jewish culture in Mumbai
Daily News & Analysis
Very little is known about Jewish culture in Mumbai. The city houses many Jews and also stations infrastructure that dates back to more than 2000 years. To promote the city’s longstanding Jewish history, this year, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 
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Jewish learning course begins this week
Vail Daily News
EDWARDS — The course “To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History” will begin this week. Rabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad JewishCenter will conduct the six course class at 7:15 p.m. on six Wednesdays starting 
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Rewriting history, again
Israel Hayom
This sentiment sums up the ancient anti-Semitic knowledge prevalent in Europe: “Hit theJews where it hurts — in the wallet.” The EU’s concern for our safety is something to be worried about. After successfully putting a stop to the horrors in Syria 
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Elissa Strauss, Are You on our Side or on the Side of our Enemies?
The Jewish Press (blog)
The Hebrew word, Erev Rav, literally means “mob of disconnected people,” synonym: Assafsuf, meaning rabble or riffraff. The Exodus was a cleansing moment in human history, and, obviously, in Jewish history. The Midrash tells us that a full 80 percent 
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‘Monuments Men’ recalls Allied effort to save Europe’s heritage
St. Louis Jewish Light
In November 2012, Ettlinger accepted an award from the American Jewish HistoricalSociety on behalf of all the Monuments Men. The society also awarded its legacy award in memory of Col. Seymour Pomrenze, an archivist who served 34 years of active 
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Erekat is Wrong: Jews are in Israel for Millenia
Arutz Sheva
According to Moshe Gil’s A History of Palestine 634-1099 published by Cambridge University Press, “The Jewish population in Palestine residing in the country at the time of the Muslim conquest consisted of the direct descendants of the generations of 
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The Jews in Argentina: Attainments & Tribulation lecture Feb. 23
Deerfield Review
 Professor of History at Spertus Institute. Dr. Mirelman’s recent book, “JewishBuenos Aires, 1890-1930″ is a definitive history of Jews in Argentina. This event is open to the community at no charge. Congregation B’nai Tikvah, 1558 Wilmot Road 
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