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Poland, Past and Present

An effort to document the lost Jewish life in the town of Kanczuga, and to preserve what remains

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Winter White

An Israeli chef’s vegetable soup is the perfect antidote to cold weather

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World of Our Fathers

Rokhl’s Golden City: Two memoirs grapple with Yiddish history through the lens of fatherhood

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Coming to Jesus

How a shocking family discovery and some time spent at a hospice run by nuns led one Jewish man to reconsider Christ

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Reclaiming Jewish Life After the Nightmare of Communism

How Jews in Prague and Sofia overthrew their troubled communal leadership with the crumbling of the Soviet bloc

 

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The Poles Who Tried to Save My Father

The unknown story of the Bernese Group, a collective of Polish diplomats and Jewish activists in Switzerland who forged passports to try and help Jews escape the horrors of the Holocaust

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Adonis in Jerusalem

A Syrian-born poet resembles Arab literary men of the ancient past

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Bellow in Jerusalem

A reader’s notes from the Old City

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Jakob Dylan Is a Good Jewish Son

A rock prince pays respect to his elders in the moving documentary ‘Echo in the Canyon’