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Yehoshua Hankin Is Born in Ukraine

December 26, 1864 From the Center for Israel EducationOne of the most distinguished land purchasers of the Yishuv (Jewish settlements in Palestine), Yehoshua Hankin was born in...

Anwar Sadat Is Born

December 25, 1918 From the Center for Israel EducationBorn into a family of thirteen children in Mit Abu al-Kum, Egypt, Sadat was a member of...

Israel Smuggles Sa’ar Class Missile Boats Out of Cherbourg

December 24, 1969 From the Center for Israel EducationIn the early 1960s, the Israeli navy concluded that their WWII-era vessels needed updating to compete with...

The French National Assembly Debates Citizenship for Jews

December 23, 1789 From the Center for Israel EducationFollowing the French Revolution and the August 26th Declaration of the Rights of Man, the issue of Jewish...

Julius Holmes Conveys Britain’s Fear of Communism in Israel to US Government

December 22, 1948 From the Center for Israel EducationUS Chargé d’affaires Julius Holmes in a cable to the State Department recounted British Foreign Secretary Ernest...

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Rwanda’s Yad Vashem

The Kigali Genocide Memorial preserves the horror of the Rwandan genocide in graphic detail, just as Yad Vashem captures the Holocaust. By Mark JacobsIt sits...

Detroit Jews for Justice Attend UAW Strike

Leaders from Detroit Jews for Justice show support and solidarity for striking UAW members at the GM Assembly Plant. By Allie Zeff After their monthly meeting,...

With Bolton Gone, Will Trump Make a Deal with Iran?

The resignation of National Security Advisor John Bolton leads to speculation on whether President Donald Trump will try to make a deal with Iran. By...

Bistro Le Bliss Celebrates its Inaugural Anniversary

West Bloomfield restaurant Bistro Le Bliss pleases palates in its first year with French-inspired Eastern European menu. Photos via Bistro Le Bliss Facebook Celebrating only its...