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Posts Tagged ‘25th anniversary’

Hungarian cuisine

Danny Raskin: A Rhapsody Of Flavors

Find authentic Hungarian cuisine in Southgate. Honorable truly ethnic dining continues to hold a coveted place in the stomachs of many, and among favorites is a local Hungarian restaurant that is going into its 25th year as among the largest Hungarian eateries of esteem in North America. The outside sign says Rhapsody, but it is…

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Passengers aboard the MS St. Louis, May 13, 1939-June 17, 1939. On May 13, 1939, the German transatlantic liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, Germany, for Havana, Cuba, carrying 937 passengers, the majority of whom were Jewish. When the St. Louis arrived in Havana, the passengers learned that the landing certificates they had purchased were invalid. After Cuba refused to allow the passengers to land and the United States (and other Western Hemisphere nations) did not offer to take the passengers, the ship returned to Europe. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee worked with the State Department, ultimately persuading four countries — Great Britain, France, the Netherlands and Belgium — to admit some of the passengers. The remaining 254 were forced to return to Europe and were killed by the Nazis.

Americans and the Holocaust

A new exhibit dispels the myth that most Americans were unaware of the atrocities happening in Europe. Was it simply ignorance that Jews were being murdered en masse? Was it anti-Semitism? Or did the United States’ unwillingness to rescue Europe’s Jews from the Holocaust have more nuanced causes? That’s the question Daniel Greene set out…

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FIT Siegel

Keeping The Faith

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival celebrates 25 years of uniting three distinct religious organizations with pieces ranging from traditional to techno. Three congregations — representing three different faiths — are celebrating 25 years of making beautiful music together. The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival — an initiative sponsored by Temple Beth El, St. Hugo…

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