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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Arts & Culture

Yiddish Book Center Project Honors Jewish American Heritage Month

The Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project is celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month with a special video series that looks at the culture and customs of Jewish communities across the United States.

Throughout the month of May, the project is featuring excerpts from oral history interviews highlighting the history, culture, and personal stories of those communities. The Jewish Neighborhood series began with a look at Philadelphia, including memories of the city’s rag shops and Jewish groceries, a Yiddish radio station in West Philadelphia, and the shuls that were housed in the distinctive row houses of South Philadelphia.

The series will also look at

Though some members of the Jewish community in Turkey identify themselves first as Turks and then as Jews, many of them are suffering from intensified expressions of anti-Semitism in recent years. In a comprehensive new book entitled "Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey" (Routledge, 2017), Dr. Efrat Aviv, an expert on Turkey from Bar-Ilan University's Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, reveals, in concurrence with Turkish academics

Exhibit showcases UJA’s work spanning a century of Jewish events from 1900s immigration to the Great Depression, the Holocaust, the State of Israel’s founding, the Six-Day War, the Yom Kippur War, Soviet Jewry, Ethiopian Jewry

UJA-Federation of New York and Beit Hatfutsot-The Museum of the Jewish People, with the American Jewish Historical Society, are collaborating on a new exhibit about the federation’s first 100 years of shaping Jewish life around the world.

The exhibit, UJA-Federation of

A comic book which tells the true story of a Polish courier’s mission to alert the world about the Holocaust, has been awarded a Silver Medal in the 21st annual Independent Publisher Awards.

Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust was authored by Dr. Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, and illustrated by renowned comic book artist Dean Motter. The 28-page, full-color comic book was awarded the Silver Medal in the category of "Graphic Novel/Drawn

Oxford University’s Corpus Christi College, The Center for Jewish History and Yeshiva University Museum will present breath-taking treasures seen in America for the first time. “500 Years of Treasures from Oxford” chronicles Corpus Christi College’s pioneering role in the study of scripture, humanities and sciences over the course of five centuries. The extraordinary exhibit features an array of ancient manuscripts, early printed books and Tudor silver. The Hebrew collection has been called