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How a Nice American Jewish Boy Became a Zionist

The Countess of Desart: Ellen Odette Bischoffsheim

How a Nice American Jewish boy Became a Zionist

A True Story of Aunt Sadie and Dealing with Life's Problems

My Rendezvous with Destiny: The Letter From America That Changed Our Lives

Keeping Company with Anne:

A True Story of a Holocaust Survivor who is

Called to Give Testimony to His Personal Experiences under the Cruel Nazis

My First Torah Lesson: Good Fences Make Good Jews

My Mother, the Shadchen and our Boarder

Laurie Lipman & the Seder: A Gentile's View of Judaism

Jacob's Ladder: the Great-Grandfather I Never Knew

Is it All about Motherhood?

Survivors from the Refugee Boat "Exodus" Meet 64 Years Later

My Father, the Philosopher

My Grandmother and that Son of a Bitch Hitler

Reflections on my Mother from a Long Gone Age

How to Achieve the Perfect Marriage

A True Lesson in Faith in God

Jewish Immigrants to America as Seen through Letters

The Brooklyn Dodger Meets The Louisville Slugger

My Grandfather Escaping Czarist Russia

Heart Conversations in Yiddish

Jewish Humor: Passover as Seen Through the Eyes of a Foreign Worker

A Day's leave in Rome During World War II

Gifts from my Grandfather

Its a Sin: Growing Up Jewish

Birthing Day in Jerusalem

A Holocaust Survivor describes life at the Stutthof Concentration Camp

Grandma's Love and a Kreplach recipe

Yiskor for Ruchela

A Jewish Girl comes of Age and leaves the Yankees behind her

How a Holocaust Survivor was Caught "Fabricating"

Lillian Loewe, 1914

Rugalach Recipe and Story: Miracle #34

Borsht and Russian Literature

Rebecca Eden, World War II nurse

Sound Effects: Jewish Stories in Hawaii

Five Gold Bangles and a World of Difference A True Story About Marriage and Tradition

A Jewess in Bahrain

Remembering the Jewish Boy in Ireland

A Tale of How Frank Sinatra Saved the Jews

Remembering... If not for the Shabbos clock, they could have been mine

Holocaust Memories from Dachau, Auschwitz, Birkenau,

A Garden in Yitzhar

The Twin Towers, a Memoir

The Day I Learned About "Tzedaka"

Adjusting to New Family Holiday Customs,

Snapshots from France

Coping with Dementia

Living Waters - First Time in a Mikva

Project of Hope

A True Story about a Skullcap and Instructions How to Knit a Kippa

The Get

Performing the Tahara before Burial

Bertha's Daughter - Kindness of Strangers to a New Immigrant

Miraculously, the Story Continues Tysmienica Family Tree

Medical Rescue, 1943

Entebbe: Thirty Years Later

Sneaking The Pink Bunny Past Israeli Customs

The Light In My Zeide's Kitchen

A Tragic Kibbutz Memory from 1950 - Living and Dying near Gaza

The Jewish Bull Rider

Memior: From the Russian Revolution to the USA, Today

Escape from Baghdad Iraq 1948

Pickles, the Jewish Bird

The True Story of Billy the Kid & The Murder of Morris Bernstein

How Grandpa Won the Hand of Grandmother

Day Ten Visiting Israel

Signora Vinograd

Sheeny, A Jew's Struggle in Russia

the Hiccup - Romanian Jewish Story

Avraham Landau, The Jewish Clown

Creation of a Palestinian State: A Better Plan

Chicken Soup with Chopsticks

Riding the Roller Coaster with Sinatra

The Wedding Mitzvah Dance

Exploring - Wearing Sandals in Sfat

A Celestial Promenade

Another Day Another Bus Ride

The Seat in the Window

The Simple Touch of Fate

Coming Down to Earth

Grandma Rachel's Challah

Remembering Mother's Legacy

Jews in Hollywood

Captured by a Cobra

Return to Judaism

Grandma Rachel, What is Taharah?

Life as a Jewish Wrestler

The Importance of Being Kosher

Grandma Bella's Pickle Cure

Grandma Rachel's Scary Story

Grandma Rachel's Yiddish Lesson

Growing Up Jewish - One Girl's Story

A Jewish Soldier

Grandma's Kitchen

Widow of Dice - True Holocaust Story

God Bless You Cousin Sidney

the Division Street Princes

Putting out the Fire

Bridging Troubled Water

The New Neighbors

Scary Memories

Orchids - As the Tanks Rolled into Nablus

The Answer My Friend

Four Weeks out in Shechem

the Wandering Jew

When Chinese Worry Met Jewish Angst

Death Denial

Selenuim Sam - a Mensch

Jewish Memories

Thanksgiving in Sinai

Personal Recollection of the Old Generation

Helping a Jew

Jewish Immigrant Family

Conversations With God

the Golem

at the Kotel

the Arrest and Liberation of Jordan Fried

the Telegram in Old Jerusalem

the Innocent Thief of Jerusalem

the Rabbi's Assistant

Aryeh Levin, Father of Jewish Prisoners

Necessity to Return

19th Century Jerusalem

Harry Golden and the Coat

the Ghost of Bugsy Goldstein

Israel Reserve Army Duty

Yaakov & Real Kindness

Reserve Duty in Gaza

Jewish Blood

the Jewish Legion

the Haunted Synagogue of Safed

A Certain Watcher

The Kindness that Came Back



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