Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018 and my grandfather’s songs that were sung in the death camps

In Hebrew, the word of poem and song are one and the same. On this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Yiddush Book Center sent out this video clip about my grandfather, Eliezer Schindler, who was a Yiddush writer. Many of his poems were set to music.  In the clip, my cousin, Miriam Oles, reads our grandfather’s most famous poem, “Yidish loshn” (Jewish Language), and describes how our grandfather’s poems were recited…

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Social Justice Readings for Your Passover Seder

Click here for printable Passover seder supplement The Four Children Who Survived Mass Shootings The student of Columbine, who witnessed the 1999 massacre in his high school asks: “How could…