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Killing of young Jewish men from Shklov near Ryzhkovichi village


Galina Slutskaia who was born in 1928 in Shklov and lived there during the war years testifies about the shooting of young Jewish men from Shklov at bomb craters about 500 meters from the village of Ryzhkovichi.
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Deportation of Jews From France


Holocaust survivor testimonies of Jews from France about being deported to concentration and death camps.

During the Holocaust, about a quarter of the 330,000 Jews of France were deported to death camps in Eastern Europe. About 3% of the deportees survived.

This video contains excerpts from the Holocaust survivor testimonies of: Maurice Blanc, Michael Zylberberg, Jaques Graubart

This video is part of a thematic and chronological narrative of the Holocaust with related video, photos, documents and more on the Yad Vashem website…

The Auschwitz Bombing Controversy in Context


Dr. David Silberklang, Editor of Yad Vashem Studies, discusses the controversial decision of the Allies in regards to bombing the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 1944.
Aerial photos of Auschwitz-Birkenau-

The lecture is part of the series “Insights and Perspectives from Yad Vashem Historians.” For more lectures, click here:…

Adventures in San Diego Jewish History, November 15, 1957, Part 2
San Diego Jewish World
Southwest Jewish Press logo Attention Family Historians: If you would like a JPG photo copy from the Southwestern Jewish Press of any “Adventures in San Diego Jewish History” article that has been reprinted on the San Diego Jewish World website, simply 
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The Invisible Synagogue: Facing Jewish History—and My Own—in Croatia
Tablet Magazine
I don’t want to visit historical sites. What answers for my future can be found on the grounds of ancient battles or on altars of musty churches? But I love Graham, so I follow along, behaving like the girl I think he wants: industrious, committed to 
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Museums opened as part of Muziris Heritage project
The Hindu
People can now learn about the history and culture of a part of Kerala with the government opening four museums on Sunday around Paravur and Chennamangalam. The Kerala History Museum, Lifestyle Museum, Kerala Jewish History Museum, and Jewish 
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Muslims, Jews not a case of “us versus them”
San Diego Jewish World
Sharkansky’s article furthermore ignores the long history of Jewish-Muslim relations, and is therefore ignorant of the fact that in the 9th through the 12th centuries CE, the vast majority of World Jewry lived in Muslim-ruled societies. During this 
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A year of haredim taking to Jerusalem’s streets
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
They all alluded to Jewish history. No matter the cause, the attendees portrayed themselves as another iteration of previous Jewish tragedy. Signs today compared the conscription law to slavery in Egypt, the Purim story (before the happy ending) or 
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History center shares stories of Tucsonans who escaped the Holocaust
Arizona Daily Star
“You can’t separate Jewish Southwest history from other Southwest history, for indeed they are one and the same,” said Warshaw, who retired last month for health reasons. “How many Southern Arizona residents know that Drachman, Mansfeld, Zeckendorf, 
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What Became of the Jewish Books?
New Yorker (blog)
“Books are essential for political and social life, the fundaments or pillars of culture,” explained Falk Wiesemann, a retired professor of German and Jewish history at the Heinrich Heine University, in Dusseldorf. “If you destroy books, you are 
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