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Another Day to Remember

Recently, Jews around the world commemorated Yom HaShoah. Yet even if the Holocaust had never happened, however, this would be a season for remembering the suffering, death and displacement inflicted on the Jews of Eastern Europe by war – World … Continue reading

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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 preface to the 1977 Keidan “sefer zikaron” or Yizkor (Memorial) Book.  At first glance this book is like all the other hundreds of books published since the end of World War II in memory of the Jewish shtetl in … Continue reading

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