Travel Impressions About five hundred Jews live in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) They are dispersed over eight communities. Two hundred live in East Berlin. The East Berlin Jewish […]

Next Thursday, November 5, the Israel Society of Judaica collectors will hold an auction of rare books, manuscripts, documents and works of art at the Jerusalem Plaza-Sheraton Hotel. The Society […]

Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Horowitz, who succeeded his father, Rabi Pinchas Horowitz (author of Sefer Hafla’ah) as rabbi of Frankfurt, relates in his book of sermons Lahmei Torah, “I heard my […]

I was privileged to see Nuremberg in ruins. In 1947 I travelled with a friend from Brussels to Prague. The train stopped for a short time in Nuremberg. We got […]

The Baal Shem of Michelstadt Impressions of a visit to his native town   Rabbi Yitzhak Arye (Sekel Loeb) Wormser, known as the Baal Shem of Michelstadt, was one of […]

The Haggadah, which is reproduced here, was printed in Offenbach, Germany, in 1722. It is largely the product of one family: Grandfather, father and son. The commentaries and discussions of […]