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Picture L to R: Jackie Waterman, Helen Bialik, Armony Share, Joyce Sindel, Charlotte Gussin-Root, and Arlene Dunaetz
Wendy Westgate, September 16, 2019

“I think it’s a wonderful thing to have this sort of situation occur because a memory is something that can’t be reconstructed after a person has died. And after a community’s elders pass away, they take with them a history that we can’t replicate any other way.

Captain America punching hilter
Vince Zalkind, May 07, 2019

Growing up, I loved comics, but it wasn’t until I discovered the graphic novel Maus by Art Spieglman, that I saw my culture and family heritage as a Jewish American in the pages of a comic.

Jewish heritage posters with women in traditional dress
Wendy Westgate, May 02, 2019

May is Jewish Heritage Month, which recognizes the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. In 2006, then-president George W.

barbed wire turning into flowers with 6 candles burning
Tina Lerno, January 26, 2018

This Saturday, January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The United Nations chose this day as it was the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

collection of Yiddish books
David Turshyan, July 21, 2014

When in the second half of the last century Isaac Bashevich Singer was awarded a Noble Prize for Literature, he raised an interesting question: “People ask me often, ‘Why do you write in a dying language?’” And he tried to explain: “There is a quiet humor in Yiddish and a gratitude for every day