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Posts Tagged: Warsaw Ghetto

August 8, 2016 7:03 am
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Tisha B’Av in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942

Before the Germans captured the city of Warsaw in the 1939 Blitzkrieg, there were 360,000 Jews in the Polish capital. Its Jews were forced into...

March 24, 2016 2:47 pm
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Books of Esther Found in Hidden Warsaw Ghetto Synagogue Brought to Israel

JNS.org - Three Books of Esther scrolls read on Purim during the Holocaust were recently found in a hidden synagogue at the Warsaw Ghetto after a...

January 12, 2016 1:26 pm
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Holocaust Novel Wins Jewish Literary Award

JNS.org - The Book of Aron: A Novel, by Jim Shepard, received the 2016 Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish literature at the midwinter meeting...

May 26, 2014 10:07 am
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Pope Francis’ Failure to Confront Evil

No one can deny that Pope Francis is a man who walks the walk. While many disagree with his neo-socialist world-view, who can feel anything...

May 25, 2014 9:47 pm
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Pope Francis References ‘State of Palestine,’ Makes Surprise Stop at Security Fence

JNS.org - During his visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Sunday, Pope Francis said he hoped "all will refrain from initiatives...

February 17, 2014 2:51 pm
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The Winter of Our Discontent

If you're feeling down, stop reading right now. You're only going to be more depressed. This is the winter of our discontent. Morbid, morose, awful weather...

September 12, 2013 6:45 am
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Holocaust Hideout in Warsaw Destroyed by Polish Couple

JNS.org - A Polish couple pleaded guilty to the desecration of a historic site for destroying a Holocaust-era Jewish hideout in the Warsaw apartment...

June 27, 2013 8:15 am
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My Promise to the ‘Lion of Judah’

In August of last year I was invited to the premiere of a Holocaust documentary at the Quad Cinema in Greenwich Village entitled 'Lion of...

April 19, 2013 6:00 pm
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Poland Marks 70th Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising by Honoring Veteran of the Fight

Friday was the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, and to commemorate the event the city will open its new Museum of the History...

April 17, 2013 1:25 pm
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Warsaw Ghetto Site of Newly Opened Museum to Show Jews Not a ‘Footnote to Polish History’

WARSAW—The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is built on the hallowed ground of the Warsaw Ghetto, literally on a site of genocide, at...

April 16, 2013 7:27 pm
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Poll: 45% of Polish High School Students Would be ‘Unhappy’ if Family Member Was Discovered to be Jewish

A high proportion of Polish schoolchildren are openly anti-Semitic, according to a new survey carried out at schools across the capital city Warsaw. The poll,...

January 17, 2013 2:15 am
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70 Years Later, Recalling the First Battle Against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto

Seventy years ago this month, the Nazis began their second deportation of the Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto. In response, on Jan. 18,...

December 27, 2012 2:06 pm
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Hitler Statue at Site of Warsaw Ghetto Stirs Controversy

An Italian artist's exhibition that includes a statue of a kneeling Hitler placed at the former location of the Warsaw Ghetto has angered Polish Jews and...

December 11, 2012 9:48 pm
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Defiance, Then Destruction: Chanukah in the Warsaw Ghetto

"Never before in Jewish Warsaw were there as many Hanukkah celebrations as in this year of the wall." That entry from the diary of Hebrew educator Chaim Kaplan...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Jewish Pundit Hounded by Black Lives Matter, White Supremacists Says HeR...

Calling himself “more conservative than [President-elect Donald] Trump on every issue,” yet the bane of the alt-right, the editor-in-chief of...

Middle East

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Tehran Has Concrete Plans in Place to Respond to ...

Tehran has concrete plans in place to respond to any possible breach of the nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry...

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