A Good Place to Hide By Peter Grose

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Books and an acclaimed documentary film have made the French Huguenot village of Le Chambon and Pastor André Trocmé well known for sheltering Jews from the Nazis and their Vichy France collaborators. But some books have been criticized as inaccurately portraying how Le Chambon and its surrounding villagers and farmers saved thousands. Peter Grose seeks… Read More

UC Santa Barbara Students Vote Down BDS

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The University of California, Santa Barbara student senate narrowly voted down an Israel divestment resolution. Following an eight-hour debate, the resolution was defeated on April 16 in a vote of 13 against and 12 in favor, with one abstention. The Associated Students Senate president cast the deciding vote against the resolution. The resolution, written by… Read More

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Whatever the event, it was a happy occasion for these two women in this undated photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.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/

The Covenant Kitchen: Food and Wine for the New Jewish Table By Jeff and Jodie Morgan

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With Passover in the rear-view mirror, a common problem facing many kosher cooks is just what to do with all of the newfound culinary freedom. You can eat chametz, now what? But epicurean adventure needn’t be found in the land of the exotic. As winemakers Jeff and Jodie Morgan demonstrate in their new cookbook, high-minded… Read More

Int’l Soccer Chief Rejects Palestinian Ban Bid

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The president of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, expressed opposition to a Palestinian request to ban Israel from international competition. Sepp Blatter (pictured at left) told the French news agency AFP last week that “such a situation shall not occur at the FIFA Congress because suspension of a federation for any reason is… Read More

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These women are taking part in an Associated Women’s phone-a-thon in this 1960s-era photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.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/

Yesha is Fun: The good life guide to Judea and Samaria By Karni Eldad

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When Ha’aretz approved writer Karni Eldad’s idea for an article on bed and breakfasts in Judea and Samaria, the left-leaning Israeli newspaper probably didn’t envision that the assignment would be the precursor to an entire book on the subject. But after Eldad discovered the abundance of boutique tourist attractions in the area, that’s exactly what… Read More