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Return to Life

Berlin conference “Afterwards” addresses the situation of Jewish Displaced Persons in the immediate aftermath of the Shoah...
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Curtains up for C20th

Berlin is the ideal backdrop for dramatizing emotional stories about real people, emphasizes Israeli-born director Yael Ronen...
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French Jewry in Danger

France prides itself on being the land of liberty, egality and fraternity. Yet violent anti-Semitism is on the rise there. We take a look at a fatal tradition with roots in the French Revolution, the Dreyfus affair, the collaborative Vichy-government and on to the current inability and unwillingness to protect its Jews...
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Open Sesame…

A Jewish scholar introduced the Germans to the magic of the Orient: The story of Gustav Weil and the Tale of 1001 Nights...
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Stuttering Moses

The most famous Jew was “heavy of tongue,” Isaac was blind, Jacob lame … Do not look at the flask but what it contains: Judaism has always taken a remarkably modern approach to different abilities and inclusion...