Dan Beckmann as Superman, Jim Lichtscheidl as Jerry Siegel and Alex Brightwell as Joe Schuster in “The History of Invulnerability.” (Courtesy of Sarah Whiting) The story of Superman and its two Jewish creators has been told and retold, but a play being staged in St.
In the year 1741 BCE, Abraham began his long journey from Haran to Canaan – a journey which would change the history of the world and have a profound effect on the development of most major religions. Throughout the ages there has been a fascination with Jewish history. People have questioned the “miracle of the continual existence of the Jewish people” – this despite the almost consistent world delight in their persecution and ridicule
Since 1998, Jewish-History.com has provided full digital text of primary historical documents previously unavailable to the general public except in historical society archives or on reels of microfilm. As one of the first Internet sites to provide these valuable texts free of charge, without the need to travel to a distant library or archive vault, we have revolutionized the nature of research. The economic crisis has affected us deeply, and our previous sources of funds have been dramatically reduced
The Golden Age of the Jews in Spain can be symbolized by one person, arguably the greatest person that the people produced from the time of the Talmud until our day: Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, also known as Maimonides or the Rambam. The epitaph on his grave reads, From Moses to Moses, there arose none  read article
Why I'm Writing a Jewish History Book in Lithuanian Roza Bieliauskiene – active member of the Vilnius, Lithuania Jewish community – explains why she is writing a book on Jewish history for her students in the … By: Yiddish Book Center
The S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation has announced 10 new micro-grants for innovative Jewish projects in the Bay Area through the #MakeItHappen Micro-Grants Initiative, a project of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network.