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I love cookbooks, but on lazy summer days, I usually read fiction — few cookbooks are engaging enough to replace a good novel. And when I go into the kitchen at all, it\’s usually just to stand in front of the open freezer. But when I do find a cookbook that captures me, cooking with it is just a plus.

On Exhibit: Diplomats and Émigrés

Members of a small and select club were remembered and honored on Monday with the opening of the exhibit \”Visas for Life: The Righteous Diplomats\” at the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Switzerland’s

About the time one is tempted to feel a wee bit sorry for the Swiss over the barrage of flak they\’re now getting, along comes a new probe of the country\’s conduct during World War II to set the blood boiling again.

From a Woman’s Perspective

The Project aims to debunk stereotypes about Jewish women and strives to highlight heroines who shape their own lives, women who are central protagonists and not merely supporting characters.

A Different Take

Many modern forms of anti-Semitism, not least the Dreyfus Affair, can be seen as a reaction to the emancipation of the Jews in Western and Central Europe following the French Revolution, according to Dr. Michael Berenbaum.

The Years of Persecution

As the decades pass, why does the Holocaust retain, and even expand, its grip on the consciousness of the world and of its scholars, writers and filmmakers?

A French Twist

Few, other than historians of the period, will recognize July 12 as a date of any significance in the annals of European anti-Semitism.

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