hannah senesh

Brooklyn’s Newest Jews

Windsor Terrace, Ditmas Park and Midwood draw young liberal families who’ve been priced out of Park Slope.

07/31/2012
Staff Writer

On a recent Wednesday, an ethnically diverse crew of campers returned from a morning swim and clattered downstairs for their daily Israeli dance party.

The Hester kosher supper club draws monthly crowds in Ditmas Park.

Egyptian Media Apologizes For Being Pro-Mubarak

MEMRI, the invaluable Middle East Media Research Institute, which translates and analyzes Arabic media, has uncovered the latest fascinating development in Cairo.

The Egyptian media -- which covers Egypt the way the YES network covers the Yankees -- are now apologizing and backtracking from their pro-Mubarak coverage.

Poems, by Hannah Senesh

This week I wrote a review of the Hannah Senesh exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.  A  wealthy Jewish girl from Hungary, Senesh immigrated to Palestine in 1939, when she was 17.  After a few years there, however, she felt isolated from world events: put simply, the war in Europe.  So when the British organized a Jewish brigade in Palestine to help them rescue Allied forces caught behind enemy lines, she signed on.  

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