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Guest Column: The Man Who Flew 120,000 Iraqi Jews to Safety in Israel

The mass aliyah of some 120,000 Iraqi Jews between 1950 and 1951 is attributable largely to the efforts of one man — Shlomo Hillel, who died on Feb. 8 at age 97.

Guest Column: We Must Join Forces to Ensure the Protection of American Jews

It is critical that organizations committed to addressing hate, extremism, antisemitism, safety and security work together. Over the last several years, we have seen near-historic...

Built for This Moment: Federation’s Super Sunday Returns This Sunday

Far more than just a fundraiser, Super Sunday is a day when staff and volunteers from Federation and its partner organizations work side by side — usually with a cup of coffee, a bagel and a smile.

Guest Column: How to Build Bridges in a Divided World

This year’s Jewish Communal Leadership Program students would love to explore why and how this is in their upcoming program, “Building Bridges in a Divided World: The Role of Interfaith Collaboration in Justice Work.”

Guest Column: Reexamining Jewish Education

Elissa Berg is asking for your assistance so that she can widen the scope of her dissertation and share with her colleagues what local parents want from Jewish education.

Yiddish Limerick: Purim

Mir vel hern di* Megillah again Af Esther**, zi hot gevayn azay Shayn***. Un Mordechai der Yid**** and all that he did. Yetzt hern di Megillah***** ich vil...

The Places I Call Home

Sandy Hermanoff writes about what home means to her. The New Yorker’s Erin Overbey wrote a column “The Meaning of Home.” It was about journalist...

Purim: From Exodus to Esther

The month of Adar provides us with the opportunity to bask in the emunah (faith) we have crafted over the Jewish calendar year. It...

Essay: A COVID Miracle from Holocaust Ashes

The son of survivors of the Salonica slaughter is now spreading the hope of life. Before World War II, there were about 50,000 Jews living...

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