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Golda Meir, to be played by Helen Mirren

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Helen Mirren to Play Golda Meir

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren will play Israel's first female prime minister in a movie set during the Yom Kippur War.

Anatoly Rubin lights Yom HaShoah torch at Yad Vashem, 2012

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‘Let My People Go’

A survivor of the Holocaust and Soviet gulags, Anatoly Rubin at last made aliyah, an inspiration to Jews like himself to live in Israel.

Israeli kindergarten children celebrate Passover seder ceremony in 1949

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Photo Friday: What Does This Ceremony Mean to You?

On Passover 1949, the first Passover after the creation of modern Israel, children at an Israeli kindergarten celebrate the seder ceremony.

Zionist Leopold Kessler

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A Zionist’s Optimism, Jewish Energy, Endurance, and Intellect

An engineer, newspaper publisher, and Zionist, Leopold Kessler helped create many of the institutions that made possible modern Israel.

Rabbi Eckstein eats unleavened bread at matzah factory, 2014

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Photo Friday: Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread

In this photograph from preparations for a past Passover, Rabbi Eckstein learns how matzah (unleavened bread) is made.

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