Germany

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 […]