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The True Story of Witold Pilecki and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz

The True Story of Witold Pilecki and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with Mr. Jack Fairweather, to ask a few questions about  his new book “The Volunteer”. The following interview was edited for clarity: NYJTG:                     First, thank you for the interview. Briefly, can you tell us about yourself and other literary works that you have written? Jack Fairweather:                 I’m […]

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LODZ, POLAND HOSTS ITS FIRST-EVER JEWISH FESTIVAL

LODZ, POLAND HOSTS ITS FIRST-EVER JEWISH FESTIVAL

‘Judaism has witnessed a revival in Poland and we are happy to celebrate it,’ said Shavei Israel Founder and Chairman Michael Freund The Polish city of Lodz hosted its first-ever Jewish celebratory event, The Festival of Tranquility, over the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. The festival, organized by the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage […]

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Passover 2019: The Exodus from Israel – A Record-Breaking 1.5 Million Israelis Travel Overseas for the Passover Season

Passover 2019: The Exodus from Israel – A Record-Breaking 1.5 Million Israelis Travel Overseas for the Passover Season

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” Passover Haggadah. You won’t see this in any other nation. Paradoxically, during the Passover holiday, which celebrates the exodus of Jews from Egypt and entrance into the land of Israel, there are a record-breaking 1.5 million Israelis doing just the opposite—exiting Israel and flying abroad—a number […]

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Safi, narration of a Jewish memory

Safi, narration of a Jewish memory

In fact, there is little written about the birth of Safi because we know little about its origins Comptoir Phénicien – If we must believe the geographer Ptolémée – probably attended later by the Romans, it appears in Arabic texts under the name of Asfi, from the 11th century, it is then a small harbor […]

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