History

Social worker Gertrud Luckner, Rigteous Gentile

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A Social Worker’s Holy Holocaust Work

A Christian social worker who saved Jews and fought Nazism during WWII, Gertrud Luckner bridges between Christians and Jews as the war ended.

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.

Haggadah

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‘A Project of a Lifetime’

A Chicago Haggadah collection - more than 4,500 Passover texts - is likely the largest in the world.

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.

Jan Zabinski with lion at Warsaw Zoo

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The Warsaw Zoo to the Rescue

Jan and Antonina Zabinski used their positions at the Warsaw Zoo to save Polish Jews during the Holocaust.

David Ben-Gurion and Golda Meir share a meal, 1961

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Golda Meir’s Matzah Ball Soup

This Passover, we celebrate God's deliverance of His people, Israel, with a matzah recipe from Israel's first female Prime Minister, Golda Meir.

Rabbi Eckstein and Ariel Sharon

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Ariel Sharon – An Israeli Soldier, Servant, and Leader

A Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon spent more than 25 years in the IDF – including the 1948 War of Independence, the 1967 Six-Day War, and the Yom Kippur War of 1973.

Jews escape Nazis in Przemysl, Poland, where Dr. Albert Battel helped Jews to be deported

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Dr. Albert Battel – A Righteous Gentile from Germany

Dr. Albert Battel was a German attorney and army officer who resisted the Nazi plans to liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Przemysl, Poland, during the Holocaust.

Holy Land fisherman on the Sea of Galilee, 1900

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Photo Friday: Give You a Pleasant Land

As God promised His people, "the most beautiful inheritance of any nation," He gave them the Holy Land of Israel - here, the Sea of Galilee.

Meir Har Zion, 1954

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Meir Har-Zion – ‘The Elite of the Elite’

An Israeli soldier described by IDF Chief of Staff Moshe Dayan as "the finest of our commando soldiers, the best soldier ever to emerge in the IDF," Meir Har-Zion was described by Ariel Sharon as "the elite of the elite."

Princess Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark

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A Princess with a Deep Religious Faith

Princess Alice, mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth, not only overcame being deaf and suffering from schizophrenia, but saved Greek Jews from the Nazis.

Joop Westerweel Forest Memorial in Israel

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A Christian Schoolteacher and Holocaust Hero

Johan “Joop” Westerweel was a Dutch schoolteacher who became a leader in the Dutch resistance against the Nazis during World War II, and who was killed for saving Jewish children from the Holocaust.

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