Posts Tagged ‘ modern jewish history ’

The Only Kosher Butcher in Cuba

January 13, 2015
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The Only Kosher Butcher Shop in Cuba

For the kashrut-observant Cuban, there’s only one place to go for a piece of meat. Situated on Acosta Street in Old Havana is Cuba’s sole kosher butcher shop. For nearly 70 years, the privately run business has provided kosher beef to the country’s Jews, and only to the Jews—non-Jewish Cubans…

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L.A.’s First Jew

January 6, 2015
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LA's First Jew

There are more than half a million Jews in Los Angeles, making up roughly six…

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When Donald Duck Was Captured by Nazis

September 17, 2014
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When Donald Duck Was Captured by Nazis

Poor Donald Duck. He was just trying to get some shut-eye when a marching band…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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