Harold Flax: Florida Malka Erlich: Seattle Adam Yosim: Charleston, S.C., or Prague Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.
Eva Clarke likely is the youngest survivor of a Nazi death camp. She was born April 29, 1945, as her mother, Anka Nathanová sat atop a heap of sick and dying women on a wagon entering Mauthausen, where prisoners were worked, beaten, thrown and shot to death in a quarry atop a hill overlooking one… Read More
BUENOS AIRES — Google and the AMIA Jewish Center have published online a collection of images and text about the history of the Jews of Argentina, from the first Jewish immigration to the present. The online exhibit, “Jews in Argentina, 1860-2015,” was launched May 27 at Google headquarters in Buenos Aires, in the redeveloped area… Read More
Stanford Alliker shares an award at Levindale in this undated photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/
Mike Ketzis: My trip to Prague. Yossi Frydman: Kids are out of school, nice weather and the O’s being in the playoffs. Mike Gallagher: Hanging out and enjoying the weather. Joe Almeida: Falling asleep on the beach. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.
Aptly named, Benjamin Taylor’s collection of nonfiction by Nobel-winning novelist Saul Bellow can seem like its title: 512 thought-provoking pages of Bellow on life, aspirations, disappointments, creativity and himself. Taylor, a college teacher and award-winning author, provides a spectrum of Bellow’s topics, including a trip across a tense, weary 1948 Spain and a drive past… Read More
JERUSALEM — A section of Jerusalem’s lower aqueduct, which brought water to the city more than 2,000 years ago, was uncovered during sewer work. The aqueduct, which was excavated by the Israel Antiquities Authority, was found in the Umm Tuba neighborhood, near Har Homa. It begins near Solomon’s Pools south of Bethlehem and continues for… Read More
Carol Weis: Cheesecake. Esther Rosenstock: Blintzes. Marcia Leavey: Cheese blintzes. Judy Rosenberg: Ice cream. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.
Welcome to hell on earth. This Nazi nightmare is called Ravensbruck, a slave labor camp for women. The prisoners worked and lived in unspeakable conditions, were fed almost nothing and abused by their guards; when they became “useless mouths” (Nazispeak for those unable to work), they were gassed, shot or simply sent into the cold,… Read More
A graduating senior at Binghamton University in New York delivered the commencement speech via a prerecorded video since it fell on Shabbat. Don Greenberg, of Teaneck, N.J., stood at the podium on stage during the Binghamton University’s Watson School of Engineering commencement on May 16, but did not speak live. Orthodox Jews such as Greenberg… Read More