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From Anne Frank’s diary to Elie Wiesel’s “Night,” books about the Holocaust remain some of the most powerful and well-known pieces of literature published in the past century. Books have the power to educate about the Shoah’s unimaginable horrors and bring to life the stories of its victims, as well as unearth hidden details about wartime crimes.
The horror of being Holocaust victims torn from their families was bad enough, but three women imprisoned at Auschwitz faced an additional challenge: the women, who had never met before, were pregnant. Drawn together by that common bond, they were determined to hide their pregnancies, and later their babies, from their Nazi captors. They vowed to do whatever it took to help their babies survive.
LOS ANGELES (JTA) – A one-hour TV program airing next week on PBS links an incredible Holocaust escape story to advanced scientific techniques.
Music, not words, is how Lan Qui expresses a love of God that transcends all faiths.
(JTA) — Everyone has their own way of celebrating Passover, from silly seder customs (Ten Plagues finger puppets, anyone?) to enjoying the same meal year after year, to, yes, commemorating the festival alongside beloved TV characters.
W henever we travel, my wife, Stephanie, always makes sure we seek out Jewish historical sites to explore and study. She retired as history teacher, but never let her thirst for knowledge run dry. An old synagogue in Berlin. The Jewish quarter in Prague (on Passover no less). She always knows just where to look.
The Phoenix Film Festival is back for its 17th year, screening some 175 films April 6-13 at Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theaters. Among the films being shown is one about the relationship between a father and son in New York City’s Chasidic Jewish community, as well as the first nondocumentary film by an acclaimed Jewish director and festival alumnus.
When “The Zookeeper’s Wife” opens in theaters March 31, you’ll likely meet an unfamiliar heroine.
The Israel Video Network has announced the winner of the "Inspired by Israel" contest sponsored by The Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation.
The “Inspired by Israel” video contest has started its 10-day period of online voting to determine which 10 video entrants will move on to the final phase of the contest and be evaluated by an elite panel of judges.
Between the challah bake, the Shabbat Project and conferences in Washington, D.C., it's been a busy week.