Photos of Gehinnom Shlomi GilMendel Grossman’s job was to photograph “thriving life” in the Lodz ghetto for the Judenrat director who preferred to ingratiate himself to the Nazis. But confronting the real story of starvation, suffering, and death, he knew he had a different mission. He didn’t survive, but with his hidden camera, he managed to document the truth for generations.
Still Dreaming of Jerusalem
Shlomi Gil | Wednesday, July 22, 2015
When the Nazi sneered that he’d be dead before ever seeing Jerusalem, Binyamin Werzberger knew that one day against all odds, he would yet stand next to those holy stones of the Kosel. And for the past two decades he’s been in charge of cleaning the world’s most precious wall, outliving his tormenter’s curse and feeling more blessed than ever.
Bent, But Never Broken
Mishpacha Contributors | Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The following essays by children of Holocaust survivors reveal a range of emotions and scenarios, but if there’s a common theme, I think, it’s one of appreciation. It wasn’t always easy growing up in a family full of scars, but despite the hardship, our parents were our heroes. At this time of national loss, it is right to remember the pain, and equally right to savor the strength of a people who will not be broken, with G-d at their side.
Afraid of Food
Rabbi Yaakov Barr, MSc, Pg Dip (accred) Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Cut down the fat, stop drinking soda, no more artificial colors. What happens when we take this well-meaning health advice too far?
As told to Rayzel Reich by her grandfather Mr. Ephraim Reich Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
One beautiful summer day, when the sun beamed down from a bright blue sky, Mrs. Mann took her daughter on an outing to a nearby park.
“Look, Mommy!” Chavi pointed to a spot on the grass, her green eyes sparkling with awe.
Following the direction of her finger, Mommy looked and smiled.
9-6 Tishah B’Av Day Camp
Malka Katzman Wednesday, July 22, 2015
This year, delight your parents, neighbors, and parents’ friends’ neighbors by running a Tishah B’Av day camp. We’ve designed a packed and exciting schedule for you to follow. Tell your campers ahead of time that a surprise awaits them at the end. Encourage them to get as many stickers as they can — it will be worth their while!
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