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Ordinary Israelis Can Read 2,100-Year-Old Hebrew Scroll

From Ordinary Israelis Can Read 2,100-Year-Old Hebrew Scroll: Some Israelis have described being moved almost to tears by a rare viewing of the Great Isaiah Scroll, the best preserved and most complete Dead Sea biblical scroll, on special exhibit this summer at the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum for the first time… Keep Reading

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Survivors of Exodus 1947 Preserve Stories

From Survivors of Exodus 1947 Preserve Stories: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), in conjunction with several groups in Israel, is working on a project to find surviving passengers and crew members of the Exodus 1947. There never was an official passenger manifest, and so much time has passed that this is not an easy… Keep Reading

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Holocaust museum opens at Belsen

Germany has inaugurated a museum at the site of the Nazi concentration camp where diarist Anne Frank died. The new museum at Bergen-Belsen, in the north of Germany, highlights the fates of those who died at the camp during World War II. Among the exhibits are the drawings and diaries of Jews imprisoned there, plus… Keep Reading

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Israeli Museum Launches Looted Holocaust Art Database

From Israeli Museum Launches Looted Holocaust Art Database: Israel’s national museum has launched an Internet catalog of more than 1,000 pieces of art looted by the Nazis to allow Holocaust survivors and their heirs to identify and reclaim property. The pieces include drawings, Judaica items and paintings – several of them worth millions of dollars… Keep Reading

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Update: Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Activities in support of the Museum continue here in North America this summer. Last Wednesday evening, 60 young professionals attended a fundraising cocktail reception at Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History, here in New York City. The event was hosted by the North American Council in partnership with Chris Walenczak who, along… Keep Reading

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