Posts Tagged ‘ modern jewish history ’

The Jews Who Carved the Carousel Horses

August 1, 2014
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The Jews Who Carved the Carousel Horses

There’s nothing like mounting a horse, tossing your head back, and riding off in the California surf. Unless, of course, your horse is handcrafted by Torah ark woodcarvers, and mounted to a pole in the heart of New York City. That’s right, the carousel horse you loved to ride as a child…

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Was The Composer Richard Strauss a Nazi?

July 18, 2014
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Was The Composer Richard Strauss a Nazi?

So yes, he may have been the greatest composer of the 20th century. He may have…

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The Holocaust Play Too Scandalous for the American Stage

July 7, 2014
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The Holocaust Play Too Scandalous for the American Stage

When you think of secret diaries from World War II, your first thought is probably Anne…

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The Jew Behind the Monokini

July 2, 2014
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The Jew Behind the Monokini

It can’t be said that the Nazis launched many fashion careers,…

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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

June 30, 2014
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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

All-of-a-Kind Family, the mid-century classic Sydney Taylor children’s…

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The Jew Who Gave Roosevelt a Bad Rap

August 30, 2013
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Close your eyes and picture the one person…

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The Jewish Salami War

August 7, 2013
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Although keeping kosher was not a priority for most of…

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Nazis in Brooklyn?

June 3, 2013
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Believe it or not, Nazi sympathizers were out…

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“Hang That Jew Or We’ll Hang You!”

May 1, 2013
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One of the most horrific episodes of anti-Semitism…

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Letters from the Dead

March 15, 2012
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Imagine spying on letters written by other people–young…

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It’s Hip to Be Square

March 14, 2012
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Most people have a definite mental image of…

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Jewish Gangsters

December 30, 2011
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