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Just When You Thought the Holocaust Couldn’t Get Worse

Growing up Jewish, you know about the Holocaust. You pray for the Six Million at synagogue. Your parents or your youth group leader (or my in my case, both) take you the museums their piles of eyeglasses and locks of hair and barbed wire installations. Maybe you even have a relative who was there, who […]

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Yad Vashem Collects Possessions from Aging Holocaust Survivors

When Stella Knobel’s family fled World War II Poland in 1939, the only thing the 7-year-old girl could take with her was her teddy bear. For the next six years, the stuffed animal never left her side as the family wondered through the Soviet Union, to Iran and finally the Holy Land. “He was like […]

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How a Nazi Leader’s Brother Saved Jews

A new book has been released revealing little-known facts about German brothers Albert and Hermann Goering. One was an infamous Nazi leader, and other other used his last name to rescue Jewish victims from the Holocaust. Israel National Radio’s Walter’s World interviewed the author William Hastings Burke about the book Thirty Four which throws new light on a hitherto […]

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Holocaust, Holocaust, Holocaust…

When Palestinian Authority presidential adviser Ziad Al-Bandak paid his respects recently at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum called the Palestinian’s visit there “a marketing of a false Zionist alleged tragedy.” A newly appointed Romanian government official, Dan Sova, averred earlier this year that “No Jew suffered on Romanian territory” during World War […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 37 - July 04, 2012

Jewish and Muslim leaders in Germany unite last Wednesday in their condemnation of a German court’s decision to outlaw the circumcision of boys. The representatives of the two religious communities called the ruling insensitive and discriminatory, and an attack on centuries of religious tradition. A Russian ice cream company produced a special kosher line of […]

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Yes Virginia, Holocaust Deniers Still Exist and Run for Congress

The significance of meeting a Holocaust survivor while on my way to visit Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, is not lost on me – but that’s what happened to me two weeks ago. While leading a trip in Israel, I made a quick stop off to visit a friend who was in a Jerusalem hospital […]

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Top 50 things to do in Jerusalem

1.) Church of the Holy Sepulchre The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is also called as the Church of the Resurrection to Eastern Orthodox Christians, located in the Old city of Jerusalem, far famed as the Christians holiest site and has been an significant pilgrimage since the 4th century. A monumental landmark respected as the Golgotha or […]

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Tell Them We Remember

The Story of the Holocaust with Images from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museumby Susan Bachrach Ages 10+ Since opening its doors in April 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has been visited by more than one and a half million people twice as many as museum officials originally expected. Through this book, the […]

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Jewish Literacy

The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its Historyby Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Ranges through all of Jewish history and literature to extract the enduring concepts that one needs to know to be a culturally literate and informed modern Jew. The basic terms and concepts of Judaism and the most […]

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The World Must Know

The History of the Holocaust as Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museumby Michael Berenbaum In April 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum opened its doors in Washington, D.C., to honor and immortalize the 6 million Jews and the millions of other victims murdered by the Nazis during World War II. Drawing on […]

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The Case for Israel

by Alan Dershowitz Alan Dershowitz is a best-selling author, widely respected as a civil libertarian, legal educator, and noted defense attorney. In his impassioned and closely argued book, The Case For Israel, sets the record straight and explains why Israel, while not perfect, is the sole outpost of liberty and democracy in the Middle East-a […]

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The Shoa in the Sephardic Communities

Edited by Hayim Azses A survey of studies on the period of the Shoa (the Holocaust) in ten Sephardic communities (France, Italy, Greece, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Holland, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Lybia) written by a dozen of researchers, based on 30 interviews with survivors and experts and followed by activities for study groups and classes. These […]

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Denying the Holocaust

The Growing Assault on Truth and Memoryby Deborah Lipstadt Denial of the Holocaust has about as much credibility as the theory that the earth is flat. Yet some people argue today that the deaths of six million Jews in Nazi concentration camps is a myth. For a long time, proponents of this theory have been […]

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A Promise to Remember

The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of its Survivorsby Michael Berenbaum A Promise to Remember is a testament to the will of the survivors of the Holocaust, weaving the words of the survivors with those of historian and bestselling author Michael Berenbaum in a unique interactive format. Removable reproductions of historic documents and other […]

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Holocaust

the events and their impact on real peopleby Angela Glick Wood Ages 10 & up Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real […]

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Tell Them We Remember

The Story of the Holocaust with Images from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museumby Susan Bachrach Ages 10+ Since opening its doors in April 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has been visited by more than one and a half million people twice as many as museum officials originally expected. Through this book, the […]

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The Secret of Priest’s Grotto

A Holocaust Survival Storyby Peter Lane Taylor and Christos Nicola Ages 10 & up While exploring caves in a remote part of the Ukraine, a team of cavers and adventurers is surprised to uncover artifacts indicating that people had lived in caves known as Priest’s Grotto. Following the clues, they discover an astonishing and poignant […]

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Holocaust

the events and their impact on real peopleby Angela Glick Wood Ages 10 & up Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real […]

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The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe During the Second World War

Martin Gilbert Publisher: Henry Holt A definitive history of the Jews of Europe during World War II. “He weaves the cold facts with the nightmarish oral histories into a masterly chronological narrative.”-Peter Hay, Los Angeles Times Book Review. 34 black-and-white photographs.

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Unsettled: An Anthropology of the Jews

Publisher: Viking Press In this intellectually rich and passionately written history, anthropologist Melvin Konner takes the whole sweep of Western civilization as his canvas and onto it places the Jewish people and faith. Drawing on archaeological findings, census data, religious texts, diaries, poetry, oral histories, and more, Konner shows how the Jews shaped the world […]

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Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History

Norman G. Finkelstein Publisher: University of California Press In this long-awaited sequel to his international bestseller The Holocaust Industry, Norman G. Finkelstein moves from an iconoclastic interrogation of the new anti-Semitism to a meticulously researched expose of the corruption of scholarship on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Bringing to bear the latest findings on the conflict and […]

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The Story of the Jewish People in the Twentieth Century

Rabbi Berel Wein Publisher: Shaar Press / Artscroll Few authors are able to fuse facts with inner meaning like Berel Wein. For many thousands of people, he is the voice of Jewish history - better said, he is a wise and profound teacher who sees history not merely as a collection of events, but as […]

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