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Photographing Eastern Europe's Fading Jewish Architecture – Tablet Magazine

Photographer David Kaufman looks at the world through a historical lens. Quite literally, in fact, as he shoots with bellows, the folding attachment used on cameras since the Civil War. Though Kaufman is fascinated by the past, his old-fashioned equipmen

Music | Music
Politics | Politics

Musings and Meditations: Offending The Jews Via Overly PC Statements: Trump Doubles Down On Holocaust Remembrance Day

History | LA History

This Jewish Pioneer Chronicled a Changing L.A. from 1853 to 1913

L.A. was an adobe town when Harris Newmark arrived in 1853. It was a metropolis when he died there in 1916.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Armed with faith and kids, Haredi women set eyes on tech

A busload of ultra-Orthodox women hits the road to meet female titans of the high-tech industry in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

Politics | Politics

Has Trump Driven Jews Away From the Republican Party?

The presidential nominee’s campaign has brought anti-Semitism into the mainstream in ways not recently seen—and it may cost his party for years to come.

News | News

Jewish Baby Boom Alters Israeli-Palestinian Dynamic

The jump, along with the decline of Arab birthrates in the region, has calmed the fears of many Israeli Jews of being outnumbered, writes Yaroslav Trofimov

News | Interesting Stories

Israel: Dug by Jews, tunnel from Nazi era found in Lithuania

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a Lithuanian forest, an international research team has pinpointed the location of a legendary tunnel that Jewish prisoners secretly dug out with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors during World War II, the Israel Antiquities

Politics | Politics

Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, as accessory to murder

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant was found guilty Friday of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison for serving as an Auschwitz guard, in a verdict that survivors from the Nazi death camp hailed as a long overdue victor

News | Interesting Stories

The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking - The New York Times

The Germans had vastly more work camps and ghettos than anyone knew.

News | Interesting Links

500 Years of Jewish Life in Venice - The New York Times

A journey into one of the world’s oldest Jewish ghettos, where this year a long, rich history is commemorated.

Politics | Politics

Death of last Treblinka survivor points to post-witness era

The death of 93-year-old Holocaust survivor Samuel Willenberg marks the passing of the last link to the notorious death camp of Treblinka, perhaps the most vivid example of Nazi Germany's attempt to destroy ...

Politics | Politics

Why most American Jews vote for Democrats, explained

Rep. Steve King has questions. We have answers.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Does “Oy Vey” Mean? - Questions & Answers

Oy and vey are two very old Jewish interjections which both mean “woe.” Oy is found many times in the Bible (see Numbers 21:29, I Samuel 4:7 and Isaiah 3:11 for a few examples). Vey is newer than oy; it is oy’s Aramaic equivalent..

Politics | Politics

The Case for Reparations not Semitic But Hamitic

And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee. And when thou sendest him out free f...

News | Israel

C.H.I.P (Western Civilization Heritage Israel Program)

C.H.I.P (Western Civilization Heritage Israel Program), was born out of the need to heal the world. It appears that schools do not teach our children much civility, compassion, tolerance or sensibility. That is where CHIP enters the arena.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Oh, My Pop Culture Judaism: Jewish Erasure & Discrimination in the X-Men & Marvel Movie Adaptations | Lady Geek

When I was in grad school I had a Biblical Studies instructor who was from Romania. He was a member of the Romanian Orthodox Church, but he seemed to have a great love of Judaism and was an active advocate against anti-Semitism. I remember him sadly tell

News | Interesting Links

Michael Douglas' new role: taking on anti-Semitism - LA Times

Michael Douglas is best known as an enduring and prolific movie star, one who's given such memorable film performances as a corporate raider in "Wall Street," an unhinged everyman in "Falling Down" and as the flamboyant entertainer Lib

Politics | Politics

On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Holocaust survivors and world leaders are preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet Red Army, but Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be among those present.

Food & Drink | Food

Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas

If there’s a single identifiable moment when Jewish Christmas—the annual American tradition where Jews overindulge on Chinese food on December 25—transitioned from kitsch into codified custom, it was during Supreme Court Justice Ele

News | Interesting Stories

He Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust… And He Doesn’t Know They’re Sitting Next To Him.

Sir Nicholas Winton is a humanitarian who organized a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakia children from Nazi death camps, and brought them to the safety of Great Britain between the years 1938-1939.

News | News

93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged

Oskar Groening slapped with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for his service at the death camp

Politics | Politics

Russell Brand Doubles Down—Moves From Anti-Israel to Jewish Stereotypes

In response to my column charging Russell Brand with Israel-hatred for his disgusting call for a boycott targeting companies doing business with the Jewish state, the comic responded with a lengthy...

News | News

Young Jews in Germany fear for their safety | Germany | DW.DE | 01.08.2014

With an increasing rate of anti-Semitic demonstrations and violence, some young German Jews no longer feel safe in their home country. Many are starting to wonder what the future holds for them.

News | News/Politics

New Antisemitism English Subs האנטישמיות החדשה כיתוביות באנגלית

An investigative documentary called The New Anti-Semitism was aired on Sunday night, the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2013, on Channel 2 ... SYNOPSIS ===...