Thursday, August 22, 2019
Many of the trees in Israel have rich histories and stories attached to them. Ahead of Tu B’Shvat, we present a small sampling of those trees.
In 1862, the Jewish Messenger published a soldier’s narrative of Passover seder celebrated by Union soldiers in Fayette, West Virginia.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes is likely a name you’ve never heard. Yet he is reported to have saved 30,000 people during the Holocaust, 12,000 of them Jews.
On July 4, 1976, one of Israel’s most heroic missions proved successful—Operation Entebbe.
The Adolf Eichmann trial in 1961 captivated a global community.
Before moving to Israel and establishing a family, Eva Levi, 75, lived a very different reality.
The group was active for a little over six months—from June 1942 to February 1943—yet its name lives on today.
Rabbi Pesach orchestrated the rescue of the Jewish community, saving 74% of the Jewish community in a nation where 85% of Jews were killed in the Holocaust.
Just in time for the Olympics, Israel’s Holocaust trust has published an online tribute to Jewish athletes who perished in the Holocaust.
Among the citizens of Shanghai, there remains today a small, tightknit Jewish community.

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