Bricha guides didn’t allow refugees to carry lights, not only to be invisible to border guards but also so they could not see the plunging drop-offs beside the trail.
Putting on The Moss Maidens—the production that won the Best Play and Best Ensemble awards at SheNYC, a recent theater festival—felt particularly cathartic for the play’s Jewish cast and crew members.
During the trial, prosecutors called on 60 witnesses, and survivors testified to their horrifying experiences inside the synagogue.
This May, climate action organization Dayenu released “Rising Tides, Rising Voices: Songs for the Jewish Climate Movement,” a digital songbook, which brings together a diverse set of songs—Jewish and secular, English and Hebrew, chanted and sung—for Jewish climate activism.
Although the Shanghai ghetto was in one of the most dilapidated parts of the city, it was totally unlike the Nazi ghettos of Europe.