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Housed within the museum, new SPNI headquarters will serve as hub for social environmental activism in Israel’s capital
On December 20, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Jerusalem Affairs Minister Zeev Elkin joined the leadership of Yad Levi Eshkol and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) to officially open the doors of the Levi Eshkol Museum and Gardens to the public. Once the official residence of Israeli Prime Ministers David Ben-Gurion, Levi
Rabbi Dr. Nachum Amsel writes in his introduction that the term “encyclopedia” in the title is “a bit presumptuous.” Even though this is the first of a projected four-volume series, the task of encompassing the entirety of Jewish thought in any encyclopedia seems impossible. The Torah is described as being “longer than the earth and broader than the sea.” Indeed, each of the volume’s thirty-nine essays lacks a systematic and unified style, perhaps because the topics are so expansive. Yet the
Next year will mark the 70th anniversary of the start of the Dachau trials, the single largest yet least-known series of war crimes trials in history. To coincide with this historic anniversary, Ankerwycke has re-released bestselling biographer Joshua M. Greene’s "Justice at Dachau," a definitive account of the trials as seen through the eyes of chief prosecutor Col. William Denson.
Noted historian Douglas Brinkley has described “Justice at Dachau” as “historical storytelling at its finest.”