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UPDATE: Activists in Poznan work to erect informational signage at Lake Rusałka — a popular local resort that was built during WW2 by Jewish prisoners and Polish forced laborers

Activists in Poznan, Poland are seeking funds to erect information signage at the artificial Lake Rusałka — a popular local resort that was built during WW2 by Jewish prisoners and Polish forced laborers. As we wrote in November, the city … continue reading →

JHE PHOTO ESSAY: Shavuot 2020 — Images of the 10 Commandments to mark the holiday

  The festival of Shavuot, which begins tonight, marks the reception of the Torah — and Ten Commandments — at Mt. Sinai. Jews traditionally go to synagogue on Shavuot to hear the Ten Commandments read out: 1. I am the Lord … continue reading →

New Have Your Say: Sally Berkovic, CEO of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe, proposes 10 (other) Commandments — Commandments for the Care of Jewish Heritage

Our new Have Your Say essay is a must-read from Sally Berkovic, the CEO of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe. In a thoughtful yet provocative essay, she proposes Ten (other) Commandments — Commandments for the care of Jewish Heritage. They … continue reading →