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Celebrate Hanukkah in Poland

Just like Jewish families in other countries, Hanukkah is also celebrated by Jewish communities in Poland. As Jewish population in the country grows, celebration of the holiday becomes grand. Visit the historic Kazimierz district, one of the oldest Jewish towns in Europe. During your trip, take a tour to the Jewish Museum and attend Hanukkah [...]

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The Jewish Bread: A Symbol of Life

Bread has long been part of the Jewish table.  Bread has been a part of Jewish tradition, playing an important role in Jewish cuisine for over a thousand years. Jewish breads have also been part of sacrificial offerings during the days of the Temple. The challah or hallah is special Jewish bread which is traditionally [...]

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Simple Rugelach Recipe for Hanukkah

Along with latkes and sufganiot, Rugelach is a traditional dish prepared during Hanukkah. Rugelach or ‘little twist’ are buns originally made by Jewish people in Poland. There are numerous ways to bake a rugelach. Its dough is made up of sour cream or cream cheese. The filling can vary from jam, chocolate, raisins and nuts. [...]

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Mendel’s Daughter

A Memoirby Martin LemelmanIllustrated by: Martin Lemelman Sometimes your memories are not your own. Just as Art Spiegelman’s Maus presented a dramatic new framework from which to view the Holocaust, Mendel’s Daughter combines an unforgettable true story with elegant, haunting illustrations to shed new light on one of history’s darkest periods. In 1989, Martin Lemelman [...]

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Mendel’s Daughter

A Memoirby Martin LemelmanIllustrated by: Martin Lemelman Sometimes your memories are not your own. Just as Art Spiegelman’s Maus presented a dramatic new framework from which to view the Holocaust, Mendel’s Daughter combines an unforgettable true story with elegant, haunting illustrations to shed new light on one of history’s darkest periods. In 1989, Martin Lemelman [...]

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Mendel’s Daughter: A Memoir

Martin Lemelman Publisher: Free Press Sometimes your memories are not your own. Just as Art Spiegelman’s Maus presented a dramatic new framework from which to view the Holocaust, Mendel’s Daughter combines an unforgettable true story with elegant, haunting illustrations to shed new light on one of history’s darkest periods. In 1989, Martin Lemelman videotaped his [...]

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