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Concluding the debate, Rishi Sunak, Communities Minister, said: “The Holocaust did not begin in the gas chambers; it began in the minds of ordinary people - people who, spurred on by Nazi propaganda, allowed spoken words slowly to erode the value of Jewish lives. “The story is always the same.
I also asked them to debunk some of the preconceived notions Jewish students may have about their organizations. While students emphasized that these organizations manifest differently at different schools, they shared ways their specific groups personally impacted their Jewish lives in college.

During this event, Ginsburg will introduce the documentary "Jerusalem in the Woods," which recounts the story of the Bielski Partisans who fought the Nazis while saving more than 1,200 Jewish lives during the Holocaust. Ginsburg's mother was a Bielski Partisan and her father was an Iskar Partisan.
Fogg's latest book, Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947, examines the looting of Parisian Jewish apartments and the postwar restitution process. The book offers an important perspective on the process of regaining legal and property rights after the ...
“Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio” is the latest entry in the Yale University Press “Jewish Lives” series. Author David Thomson is a film critic and historian who has written more than 20 books, including “The Biographical Dictionary of Film,” which is now in its sixth edition. The “Jewish ...
Israel's Yad Vashem memorial centre has presented an honour to the family of an Arab man who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust, four years after it was announced. Egyptian doctor Mohamed Helmy was awarded the Righteous Among the Nations honorific, which is given to non-Jews who ...

Soon after Hitler ordered the invasion of Hungary in March 1944, the Nazis began rounding up hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews. Most were immediately sent to their deaths in the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. David Gur was part of a Jewish Hungarian underground group trying to ...
Pope Pius XII has been criticized heavily for not speaking out directly about the Holocaust. He, too, evidently concluded that quiet diplomacy (combined with active efforts to save Jewish lives) was a more prudent option than loud denunciations, which might have provoked Nazi reprisals against the Jews.
The Jewish future belongs to the brave Jews of Israel, who dare to lead satisfying Jewish lives in the face of the sea of racist enemies surrounding them, and to the hundreds of beautiful young people who attended – or sought to attend - ZOA's Gala and who know the difference between friend and foe, and ...
But she warned us that dreams came at a price. The United Nations was not handing us a state. We would have to earn it with our lives. We would have to defend it from our enemies, and many Jewish lives would be lost before the state would be born. Everyone became very somber as the realization of her ...
Princess Alice was a bona fide recognized-by-Yad Vashem righteous gentile who saved Jewish lives in Greece. She is buried in a crypt at the ...
... so the truly important one can be asked: How can local Jewish organizations help community members lead meaningful Jewish lives?
As I walked through Shanghai's Hongkou district on a cold February day, I saw the names written in English, seven times, on a museum's ...
Israel's Yad Vashem memorial centre has presented an honour to the family of an Arab man who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust, ...
“While Israel is happily the spiritual center of our Jewish lives today, so many of us trace our roots to the rich Jewish world in Europe where ...
Schizer's topic will be: “Global Respon-siblity: The Work of the JDC,” in which he will discuss JDC's mission of saving Jewish lives and building ...
... Jews, and non-Jewish partners and spouses of Jews who are interested in the possibility of living meaningful and vibrant Jewish lives.

The book, entitled Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman (Jewish Lives, 2017), traces Rabin's evolution from a military man to a man of ...
In a German prison camp over seven decades ago, one man did the unthinkable. Staring down the barrel of his Nazi captor's pistol, this ...
... recall, and follows the story of the Schindlers' lives as they outsmarted overpowering might to save the lives of Jews from the Nazi Holocaust.
... Lives, LGBTQI Lives, Indigenous Lives, Palestinian Lives, Cape Verde Lives, Latinx Lives, Jewish Lives and all who are marginalized …
This is the third of a series of posts on the history and lives of Jews in New Zealand. The first can be found here, the second here. Wellington is ...
“Warner Bros” is the latest installment in Yale University Press' “Jewish Lives” series that delves into how various Jewish figures made an ...
Temple Beth Hillel is pleased to offer "From the Fish's Mouth" Jewish insights on living from the book of Jonah, a series of adult education ...
I don't need to be reminded by Rob Eshman who endangers Jewish lives (“Fanatics vs. Extremists,” Aug. 25). Two-thirds of my extended family ...
But fewer are aware of Albania's role in saving 2,000 Jewish lives. That's because the proud history of the southeastern, mostly Muslim nation ...
Jack Warner was “maybe the biggest scumbag ever to get into a Jewish Lives series. … But being less than Einstein, Proust, or even Barbra ...
Thomson's book is part of Yale's excellent Jewish Lives series, which has Gabler himself on Barbra Streisand and Molly Haskell on Steven ...
In 1933, Adolf Hitler was elected chancellor of Germany. In his new role, he would pass anti-Semitic laws that eventually led to the murder of ...
An Orthodox Jewish wife and her husband crafted a brilliant ploy to con Nazi SS Chief Heinrich Himmler into ending the monstrous Final ...
“Warner Bros” is released as part of Yale University Press' Jewish Lives series. (Earlier this year, it published film critic Molly Haskell's stellar ...
... the United States created a War Refugee Board that successfully saved about 200,000 Jewish lives on several search and rescue missions.
And who can ever forget the sacrifice of two Jewish lives, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, in the swamps of Mississippi? It would be ...
Following the awards presentation, Federation's 2017 Annual Campaign co-chair, Danielle Krise, spoke passionately about the many ways the Federation has touched her life and transformed the lives of Jews in Israel and around the world. She reminded ...
We're arresting a terrorist who is responsible for the death of Jewish lives. But then you turn around and you see his nine children, sitting there, crying, with hate in their eyes, and it breaks my heart," he said.
You are cordially invited to the film screening of "Persona Non Grata" on March 30, 6 p.m. at the Temple Beth El. The movie tells the true story of Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who acted against orders and saved thousands of Jewish lives from ...
Non-fiction Discussion Group - Wednesday, March 1, noon-1 p.m. March's title is Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician (Jewish Lives) by Allen Shawn. This is a fresh appreciation of the great musical figure that gives him his due as composer as well ...
Kantor will talk about her journey of nearly a decade, her personal story which led her to pursue this work and about her use of photographic processes to depict the multi layered content on Jewish lives and rituals, presence and absence in ...
Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films (Jewish Lives) by Molly Haskell is an academic approach to explaining and contextualizing Spielberg's films.
It comes out in the culture of Birthright Israel trips and one-sided Jewish day school educations that shirk nuance and glorify the Israeli military, promoting Jewish lives and identities at the expense of others' lives and identities. We now live in a ...
Until modern times, the Talmud was a major Jewish preoccupation. This sprawling compendium of the law, lore and commentary of successive generations of early rabbinic scholars provided Jews with a human map for following the law of the Hebrew Bible ...
It is ironic that Pius XII is condemned for following Western policy in public, while his private actions may have saved more Jewish lives than all the Allied governments put together. I would be happy to discuss this on your Late Night Live program on ...
NEW YORK - "Ever since I was a little girl, people always asked me: 'Do you know your parents are heroes?' When I was growing up, everybody knew who my parents were.
Aleksiun also is working on a book about the so-called cadaver affair at European Universities in the 1920s and 1930s and on a project dealing with the lives of Jews in hiding in Galicia during the Holocaust. The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship ...
Since our inception, 509 network members, 895 community organization partners, and hundreds of thousands of people have looked to Reboot to rekindle connections and re-imagine Jewish lives full of meaning, creativity, and joy. Find out more at ...
While Jewish authors have always been among the presenters, this year, the festival puts a spotlight on Jewish characters with "Jewish Lives and Histories," a panel discussion that will take place on Sunday, March 12 from 1-2 p.m. with authors Jillian ...
Kantor will talk about her journey of nearly a decade, her personal story which led her to pursue this work and about her use of photographic processes to depict the multi layered content on Jewish lives and rituals, presence and absence in ...
"Not only implicated in drug trafficking and relations with the Colombian terrorist FARC movement, El-Aissami has inherited ex-President Hugo Chavez's hatred of Israel and Jews and can now pursue Maduro's anti-Semitism, further threatening Jewish lives ...
"Touching Jewish lives from the moment a child is born and on, training early childhood educators in Jewish schools and synagogues, summer camps, PJ Library, college campuses and much more," he said.
"Not only implicated in drug trafficking and relations with the Colombian terrorist FARC movement, El-Aissami has inherited ex-President Hugo Chavez's hatred of Israel and Jews and can now pursue Maduro's anti-Semitism, further threatening Jewish lives ...


 

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