pogroms

It’s time to rethink the Zionist dream - opinion

There is a word for violent, unprovoked attacks against innocent Jews going about their ordinary lives: pogrom.

On This Day: Bucharest Jews tortured, raped, killed in Holocaust pogrom

Jews were tortured and gutted to death on meathooks in a twisted reference to shechita. The pogrom was deliberately planned and coincided with the Iron Guard rebellion.

21/01/2022

A commentary on Colleyville, courtesy of Mordechai Gebertig - opinion

The italicized lines are from the poem “Es Brent,” written by Mordechai Gebertig in 1936 as he watched his shtetl destroyed in a pogrom.

On This Day: 955 years since the murder of Jews in Granada massacre

The Jewish vizier was crucified and thousands of Jews in the city were killed in what is widely considered to be an antisemitic pogrom marking the end of Spanish Jewry's Golden Age.

30/12/2021

Remembering the rescue of Eastern European orphans

Jewish representatives from Ukraine unanimously declared that the number of Jews massacred far exceeded 100,000.

By DAVID SOLLY SANDLER
16/12/2021

Memorial site launched at Babi Yar killing ground

Testimony of Nazi murderers revealed • Presidents Herzog, Zelensky, Steinmeier launch commemoration site • Sharansky: A double crime was committed, first by Nazis, then Soviets

By ORI LEWIS
06/10/2021

The Jewish story: From generation to generation

For hundreds of years my family lived, thrived and persevered in the small Moravian town of Boskovice. And then, in one dreadful blow, they were all gone. Today there isn’t a single Jew in the town.

By CHARLES TICHO
15/07/2021
The Victims of Iaşi Pogrom Monument is seen in Iasi, Romania.

Grandma, I'm sorry I didn't listen: 80 years since Iași Pogrom - opinion

The voices of my brother's blood are crying out from the ground, and in the face of these voices, I am now sounding the alarm of antisemitism in Jewish communities all over the world.

The historic Orăștie synagogue in Romania.

Minors accused of antisemitic vandalism of historic Romanian synagogue

The vandalism came ahead of the 80th anniversary of the Iași pogrom, a brutal Holocaust massacre that saw over 13,000 Jews murdered between June 29 and July 16, 1941.

Yiddish writers knew from pogroms. Here’s what they can teach about Tulsa

How Yiddish writing viewed matters of race in America.

By JESSICA KIRZANE
04/06/2021
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