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An Old and New World

By Bernard Gershon Richards (Reprinted by permission of Paula Eisenstein Baker, Houston) Bernard Gershon Richards (1877-1971), U.S- journalist, widely active in Jewish affairs. Born Dov-Gershon Rabinovich in Keidan (Kėdainiai), Lithuania, Richards was taken to the U.S. in 1886. He began … Continue reading

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‘The Society of Jewish Art’

This is about a mystery. While searching through digitized newspapers from the early 1900s, I discovered B. Cassel’s name mentioned in an article, announcing the formation of this society at an event in one of  Manhattan’s most prestigious synagogues.

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