literature

Doctor Janusz Korczak and children

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The Doctor and His Children

A pediatrician and a children's author, Janusz Korczak also ran a Polish home for Jewish children, and stayed with these youngsters all the way to Treblinka extermination camp.

Writer S.Y. Agnon boarding plane to receive Nobel Prize, 1966

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Writer Shmuel Yosef Agnon: Composing Songs in Writing

Writer Shai Agnon (published under the name S.Y. Agnon in English) was an important Hebrew novelist and Nobel laureate.

Charles Dickens and his literary characters

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Charles Dickens and the Children of God

Charles Dickens, the beloved British author, became a friend and supporter of the Jewish people.

George Eliot

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‘The Heritage of Israel Is Beating in the Pulses of Millions’

The 1876 novel, Daniel Deronda, by British author George Eliot helped inspire the Zionist movement.

R.J. Palacio

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Why a Children’s Author Wrote a Holocaust Story

Renowned young adult novelist R.J. Palacio talks about why her latest book deals with the darkest chapter of the Jewish people's history.

Ephraim Kishon receiving Kinor David Award from poet Avraham Shlonsky, 12-21-64

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‘One Young Goat’

Ephraim Kishon was an Israeli writer, Oscar-nominated film director, and one of the world's most widely read satirists.

Tuvia Ruebner

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Farewell to an Israel Prize Laureate Poet

Learn about poet Tuvia Ruebner, one of Israel's longtime artists who recently passed away at age 95.

The Return of Avraham Sutzkever

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The Return of Avraham Sutzkever

Avraham Sutzkever has been called "the greatest Yiddish poet who ever lived," but was also a hero of the Holocaust who then made aliyah (immigrated to Israel).

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