Hashem chose the Jewish people because of the inner spark of spirituality that resides in every Jewish soul. Every Jew has an obligation to fan that spark and nourish it through mitzvos and good deeds. My mission is to capture the Human side of the Jewish community, sharing stories one person at a time.
The Ades Synagogue, also known as the Great Synagogue Ades of the Glorious Aleppo Community, located in Jerusalem’s Nachlaot neighborhood, was established by Syrian immigrants in 1901. At the turn of the 20th century, many of Syria’s Jewish community had emigrated to escape the economic downturn, which arrived with the decline of the Ottoman Empire. […]
On April 11, 1945, the Buchenwald concentration camp was liberated by American forces. Pictured are survivors from Buchenwald at the Haifa Port on the way to the Atlit Detention Camp (July, 1945). The little boy holding the flag is Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, former Chief Rabbi of Israel! 🇮🇱At 8 years old, Lau was one […]
So amazing to watch Holocaust survivor Julia Wallach share her matzo ball recipe with her granddaughter Frankie! ❤️ Born in Paris in 1925, Julia Wallach was arrested from the house she was hiding in with her father. They were taken to the Drancy internment camp before being deported to Auschwitz in 1943. You can see […]
Vera Schaufeld first came to England on the Kindertransport in 1939 from Czechoslovakia, and has dedicated her life to teaching adults and children with little or no knowledge of the English language. Vera was involved in the establishment of the The National Holocaust Centre and Museum and has frequently spoken across the UK about her […]
“This is my baby brother. He’s getting married, G-d willing, this Sunday. Right now he’s wet, cold and tired serving our country (Israel) for miluim duties hoping we don’t go to war. We don’t want to go to war but we have a right to defend ourselves.” – @salonleah Let’s all share some good wishes […]