Organizers: Part I: Jewish Politics
Kronenberg - Hot Topics
The story of the Jewish people is also one about how they organized themselves politically in order to survive and eventually to return and reclaim their ancient homeland after thousands of years. This doesn’t mean political parties, that would come later, and some of the people we...
The Jewish Holy Days: Part II
Katz - Hot Topics
The Jewish year begins in the fall with the celebration of the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah (“Head of the Year”) is the official Jewish New Year’s Day and is celebrated on the first and second day of the Jewish month of Tishrei, from mid-...
The Jews of Russia: Part I
Martin - Hot Topics
There are records showing the existence of Jews in southern Russia and the surrounding areas of Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia as early as the 4th century. These included settlements of Jews from Armenia to the Crimea and they likely came to these parts of the world following their...
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