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A Secret Jew, the New World, a Lost Book: Mystery Solved

Originally published in the New York Times, Jan. 1, 2017It is perhaps the most significant artifact documenting the arrival of Jews in the New World: a small, tattered 16th-century manuscript written in an almost microscopic hand by Luis de Carvajal the Younger, the man whose life and pain…

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Celia’s Chanukah Miracle

“I think it would be a surprise to get a Chanukah present you didn’t know you were going to get. And happy. You would have something to play with. I didn’t think there would be very much kids who didn’t get Chanukah presents, but there are some…

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Crisis in Syria: We Can Help

The following message was sent this morning from Jewish Federations of North America President and CEO Jerry Silverman. You can also jump directly to Memphis Jewish Federation’s Aleppo Assistance Fund.Dear Friends,Now entering its sixth year, the conflict in Syria continues to take a drastic toll on the…

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