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Alex Smith and Allie Gold

Small Celebrations and Postponed Parties: How Couples Adapted Their Wedding Plans

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By Anna Lippe Allie Gold and her fiancé, Alex Smith, were supposed to be married at Haven Street Ballroom in April. Like many couples planning...

As Emergencies Grow for Holocaust Survivors Amid Pandemic, Helpers Try to Keep Up

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Sponsored Content Louis was barely 2 years old in September 1939 when Nazi troops stormed into his Polish village near Krakow, rounded up the men...
relatives of Fiet Aussen get lifted up by a crane

At a Dutch Nursing Home, Families Visit by Being Lifted up With a Crane

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AMSTERDAM — Video calls weren’t really cutting it for Fiet Aussen, a 91-year-old widow who has spent the past six weeks in lockdown at...
Semyon Reznik

Semyon Reznik’s Novel Battle Against Anti-Semitism

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By Rachel F. Goldberg On April 22, 1823, a 3-year-old boy named Fedor was found mutilated in a field outside the town of Velizh, in...

Inherited Trauma: When Tragedy Is Part of Your Family History

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Growing up, Harry Burstyn of Baltimore heard his father, a Holocaust survivor, scream in his sleep at night. Burstyn, 56, recalled how his grandmother would...
Mollee Kruger

Mollee Kruger: Reflection of a 20th-Century Woman

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Story and photo by Sonia Owchariw Poet and essayist Mollee Kruger’s 91st birthday was March 28. Named after her Aunt Molly, Kruger is known at...
Seniors at Myerberg (David Stuck)

Community Keeps Seniors Safe Amid COVID-19

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To help the most vulnerable members of the community, local organizations advise seniors to stay busy, call loved ones, and watch out for COVID-19...

Of Birthright and B’nai Mitzvahs: Israel Trips Offer a Coming-of-Age Experience

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It is of course a momentous day whenever a maturing Jewish boy or girl has their bar or bat mitzvah and, with it, takes...

When Emergencies Strike B’nai Mitzvahs

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It’s the morning of your child’s big day. The caterers have started cooking, the venue has put up decorations, and family is starting to...
Adults smiling outdoors.

The Inner Child Runs Wild at Summer Camps for Jewish Adults

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A still summer lake, with a cool breeze flowing over it as a red morning sun stretches its fingers up over the trees....