Holocaust
Kristallnacht: A Lesson for All Time

Kristallnacht: A Lesson for All Time

The Holocaust, a systematic attempt to exterminate the Jewish people carried out by the German Nazi party during World War II, is a dense cloud of darkness in human history that should never be forgotten lest we descend again into the...

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The Torn Page that Gave Life

The Torn Page that Gave Life

On June 29th, 2022, Israel lost a great light last month when Rabbi David Weiss Halivni passed away in Jerusalem at the age of 94. A  Professor of Talmud and recognized as a brilliant scholar, he served as the head of the Union for...

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The Night of Broken Glass that Started the Holocaust

The Night of Broken Glass that Started the Holocaust

“Kristallnacht” (Night of Broken Glass) occurred on the night of November 9, 1938, launching massive and widespread pogroms targeting Jews throughout Germany.  The Nazi party's Sturmabteilung (SA) paramilitary forces were joined by many...

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Chana Senesh Zionist Heroine

Chana Senesh Zionist Heroine

Chanah Senesh, whose centenary birthday we mark this year, is a famous figure in the story of Israel and Zionism. Her diary and poems have been read by Israelis for decades and her tragic death is commemorated by a grateful nation. Her...

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