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The Valentine’s Day massacre of 1349 and the 120th anniversary of Herzl’s opus

For those of you celebrating Valentine’s day I apologize for ruining the mood of the day. But I came across a Facebook post (via Hadassah) which told the story of a massacre which I had never heard of until today. … Continue reading

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Remembering the Farhud pogrom in Baghdad in 1941

The Shoah, or the Holocaust, was such a huge crime with such incomprehensible numbers of victims, that it is impossible to ignore or forget. Indeed it has become almost fashionable for it to be commemorated all over the world, not … Continue reading

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