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Honoring Jewish Rescuers this Holocaust Remembrance Day As the Jewish community marks Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), it is time we begin honoring those Jewish victims of th...
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“Oslo” on Broadway: The Long Shorter Road to the Possibility of Peace “There is a short road that is actually long, and a long road that is actually short.” -- A young boy to Rabbi Yehoshua, Talmud, Eruvin 53b...
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Living a Good Life Is the Best Revenge When author June Hersh interviewed Holocaust survivors for her first book Recipes Remembered, a cookbook of their stories and recipes, she bare...
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Their Memory is My Memory: A Millennial Perspective on Holocaust Remembrance Why would a college student go to Poland, of all places, for spring break? Why do I consider Eastern Europe the homeland for Ashkenazi Jews?...
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7 New Books about the Holocaust You Should Read, According to Scholars From Anne Frank's diary to Elie Wiesel's Night, books about the Holocaust remain some of the most powerful and well-known pieces of literature published in the past...
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Why My Ancestors Summoned Me to Poland: A Yom HaShoah Ghost Story “I knew your father, of blessed memory, in Bendin,” the elderly man informed me in the midst of a bar mitzvah party....
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Remembering Rose, the Woman Whose Death Brought the Shoah to Life For Me Today is Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), and I have the distinct honor of observing it in Jerusalem....
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A Week in the Life: Memory, Celebration, Social Justice, and Peace Every year, on the fourth of the Hebrew month of Iyar, Israel observes Yom HaZikaron, a day of memori...
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The People’s Climate March: Jewish Community Events to Know About Since January, there have been multiple attempts to withdraw efforts toward environmental conservation and adaptation and mitigation of climate change....
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What It Means to Be Religious Zionists Only in Israel and nowhere else is the injunction to remember felt as a religious imperative to an entire people. -- Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi...
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APRIL FOOD OF THE MONTH: Raisins.  

In addition, feel free to bring unopened "chametz" before Passover begins--through April 9 only please. The non-perishables will be taken to the Shalom Center Food Pantry before the holiday begins.
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