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The late Arieh Handler was the only British citizen in the room when Israeli independence was declared. The Jewish Chronicle's Colin Shindler spoke to him in 1998.
Megillat Ruth (מְגִלַּת רוּת, “Scroll of Ruth”) is traditionally read on Shavuot. It talks of a family: Avimelech, Naomi, and their two sons, Machlon and Kilyon. They leave the Land of Israel when famine strikes and settle in the Land of Moab.+ READ MORE
With the Olympic Games on my mind, I have been thinking about how the Israeli athletes must feel as they represent Israel at the highest level of their sport. I also recall how the Olympics, specifically the Munich Games, played a role in my own training when I was playing basketball for+ READ MORE
“It was the Wednesday before Thanksgiving in 1947, and Abba Eban and the Jewish Agency delegation to the United Nations were concerned. A preliminary vote showed that the Zionists did not have enough support to pass the Partition Plan.+ READ MORE
This oral history was lost to my family, only seen by two people - until now.
My grandfather Martin Tatar (z”l) served as a Captain in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was one of the first to climb over the wall in the liberation of Dachau.
Forty years later, on May 24, 1982, The Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois interviewed my grandfather:+ READ MORE