2016 Normandy Kaddish Project

Each year, the Normandy Kaddish Project asks synagogues across the nation to say kaddish for those who lost their lives in World War II at Normandy and are buried at the Normandy American Cemetery. This year, the Shabbat closest to the anniversary of D-Day will begin on June 3rd. There are 149 American Jewish graves at the Normandy American Cemetery. These […]

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Passover Latkes in Goebbels’ Castle

Corporal Sidney Talmud of Brooklyn was with the 38th Signal Construction Battalion marching through Germany in 1945. He had the opportunity to prepare food for a unique Passover service at Schloss Reydt, the Rennaissance-era palace used as a vacation home by Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. Goebbels had played the key role in creating an environment that allowed for the attempted destruction […]

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