Menachem Butler, a contributing editor at Tablet Magazine, is the program coordinator for Jewish Law Projects at The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at the Harvard Law School, and a co-editor at the Seforim blog. Follow him on Twitter @MyShtender
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Yaffa Eliach, the Voice of Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust

The pioneering scholar, who died last week at 79, showed American Jewry the way to memory

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Elie Wiesel Visits Disneyland

The late Holocaust survivor’s underappreciated journalistic work for ‘The Forverts,’ unearthed—including a dispatch from The Happiest Place on Earth

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A Prince Among the Jews

Japan’s Imperial Prince Takahito Mikasa—scholar, patron, pacifist, Hebrew-speaker—turns 100 today

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Kissinger on Liberating Ahlem Concentration Camp

‘One of the most horrifying experiences of my life’

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Chofetz Chaim Footage Becomes Election Ad

Newly-discovered 1923 film of influential rabbi used in haredi campaign

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Visiting the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Grave in Queens

Thousands flock to New York for the 20th yahrzeit of the Hasidic leader

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The Lost Poems of Ka-Tzetnik 135633

Auction house offering Auschwitz survivor’s elusive pre-war book for $7,000; copies also available at several libraries

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Israel Gutman, Holocaust Survivor and Scholar

The longtime Yad Vashem historian died Tuesday in Jerusalem at age 90

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A Simchat Torah Story From 1663 London

Samuel Pepys’ account of stumbling upon a lively synagogue service

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Commentary, Rashi (11th c.)

That is the whole Torah; the rest is this

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Birnbaum Siddur, Philip Birnbaum (1977)

The prayer book we think of when we say ‘prayer book’

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After Hurricane Katrina, A Solemn Yom Kippur

In 2005, I spent Yom Kippur with Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans

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