Memorial Day

Scrolls Of Memory

02/06/2009
Staff Writer
Marking its 10th anniversary as an annual event in the United Kingdom, Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated as usual with prayers, solemn ceremonies and candle-lightings. And, at one London synagogue, a glimpse at part of pre-Holocaust Jewish life in Europe.

Sorrow Turns To Rejoicing

05/08/2009
Staff Writer
‘From mourning to joy” is a slogan in Jewish life. In Israel, it’s an annual ritual. Every year in spring, the Jewish State marks Yom HaZikaron, its memorial day for fallen soldiers, then, as the sun sets that night, it gives way to Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day.

Scrolls Of Memory

02/04/2009
Staff Writer
Marking its 10th anniversary as an annual event in the United Kingdom, Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated as usual with prayers, solemn ceremonies and candle-lightings. And, at one London synagogue, a glimpse at part of pre-Holocaust Jewish life in Europe.

Back From The Dead

05/14/2008
Staff Writer
None of the 45 people in the kosher Chinese restaurant on Flatbush Avenue had ever been to Zembrov, a town in northeast Poland, and some even had trouble spelling it. But all had relatives who came from there, and they gathered two weeks ago to keep their memories alive.
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