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Shlomo Hillel (1985)

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Shlomo Hillel – Olim, Aliyah Hero, Speaker of the Knesset

An olim (immigrant) to Israel himself, Shlomo Hillel passed away at age 97 after serving as the Speaker of the Knesset and saving 120,000 members of Iraq's Jewish community through aliyah.

Dutch-Jewish children during WWII

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WWII Hero Who Saved Hundreds of Jewish Children Dies at 96

Betty Goudsmit-Oudkerk, a Dutch-Jewish rescuer who smuggled hundreds of Jewish children to safety during the Holocaust, passed away at age 96.

Yefim Haim Goldberg

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Celebrated Jewish WWII Vet Dies at 106

Yefim Haim Goldberg lived a good life - from decorated WWII hero to sailor to poet.

Brazilian olim arrive in Israel on Fellowship Freedom Flight

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New Israelis Zigzag to Holy Land on Fellowship Freedom Flight

Despite fear and uncertainty during the coronavirus crisis, 31 Brazilian Jews have at last made aliyah with The Fellowship.

The First Thanksgiving, 1621

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From Tabernacles to Turkeys

The American holiday of Thanksgiving very well may have been inspired by the biblical holiday of Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles.

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