Why It’s Important to Remember The Holocaust in 2021

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Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day.
I can never do this solemn day justice. Especially this year. (more…)

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What to Tell To Elijah On A Quarantined Passover?

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Tonight is the first night of Passover, the seven-day Jewish holiday that commemorates the the exodus of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. (more…)

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A Menorah That Reminds Of A Gentler, Kinder America

The Liberty Menorah

The first night of the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah, begins tomorrow night, December 2nd. Borrowing a phrase from recently departed President George H.W Bush, this seemed like an opportune time to introduce you to Manfred Anson’s Liberty Menorah, a Hanukkah lamp that represents Freedom and Liberty. (more…)

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Jewish Nurse Who Treated Anti-Semitic Spree Killer Shares His Thoughts.

The Jewish RN who saved the life of anti-Semitic spree killer Robert Bowers shares his thoughts. And everyone should read them. (more…)

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The Ten Quirkiest Passover Haggadot

The Passover Haggadah is a text whose primary purpose is to facilitate the retelling the story of the Exodus from Egypt and secondary purpose is to guide participants through the ritual-rich Seder meal, indicating when and how each rite is performed. It’s come a long way (it had centuries to do so) and is now available in funny and oddly-inspired versions. Baseball, Zombies, 3D, Donald Trump and even Hogwarts, here are ten of the most unusual -but real- Passover Haggadot for the Jewish Holiday available through Amazon. (more…)

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