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

Hebrew Subtitles – Langfan on Stakelbeck The Watchman — Part 1


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HIS 155 1.5 The Mishnah History of the Jewish People I Dr. Henry Abramson


Compiled by Rabbi Yehuda Ha-Nasi in an exceptionally difficult time for the Jewish people, the Mishnah created the possibility of creating a “portable Judaism.” After the destruction of the Temple in 70 and the dramatic escalation of the diaspora, the Mishnah allowed Jews to define their religion within an intellectual and textual context, outside of the traditional Temple service.

The Talmud HIS 155 History of the Jewish People I Dr. Henry Abramson


A brief lecture on the history, form and content of the Talmud. Part of HIS 155: History of the Jewish People I.

The Golden Age of Spanish Jewry HIS 155 History of the Jewish People I Dr. Henry Abramson

The Eastern European Center (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) Dr. Henry Abramson


A brief overview of the settlement and activity of the Jewish people in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Part of the Essential Lectures in Jewish History series available at

Purim-Themed Music Video Combines Cinematic, Jewish History

Purim-Themed Music Video Combines Cinematic, Jewish History. Revolutionary video uses the timelessness of the silent film era to convey Purim’s 

Archive Opens Up a Treasure Trove of Interviews With JewishLuminaries

From the late 1960s to 1990, some 2,000 people were interviewed for the AmericanJewish Committee’s William E. Wiener Oral History Library.

Judaism: Sin is a Constant Part of Life.

Judaism does not allow for pie-in-the-sky, super angelic portrayals of  over for his audio tapes/CDs, videos and books, particularly on Jewish history.

Denmark’s once-proud history recalled

ALFE MENASHE, Israel –What’s significant about October, 1943? During that month the Danes carried out an unprecedented rescue of Jews from 

Adventures in San Diego Jewish History, December 13, 1957, Part 1
San Diego Jewish World
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 copy the website address of 
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Eulogy for a Source
New York Times
Working mostly alone, unpaid and anonymous for decades under Communism, and later as a researcher at the Jewish Museum in Prague, he documented the history of Jews in the Czech lands and was a prolific and often unacknowledged contributor to 
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Painting Inspires Dialogue Between Jews and Catholics in Poland
Jewish Daily Forward
What was even more remarkable was the fact that the service was taking place in the Sandomierz Cathedral, known in Poland and the West more for its notorious 18th-century painting depicting Jews killing Christian children than for its historical beauty 
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