Non Jewish students from Poland attend a three week seminar on the Holocaust at Lewinsky College of education. The idea for the seminar arose when Professor Amira Eran, daughter of a Holocaust survivor, visited Poland and was impressed with the commitment of young Christian students studying Israeli culture.

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A Case Study in Transformative Holocaust Education
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 165
 

YouthAbility, based in Cleveland, Ohio, serves disabled and at-risk youth by engaging them in volunteerism. Once a year, YouthAbility participants who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to service travel with the group on a volunteer excursion to Israel.

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YouthAbility Cleveland Volunteers in Israel
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 165
 

Sybil Levin reminisces about the start of her career in Manchester, when removed from grammar school for economic prudency and sent to college to learn to type on a manual typewriter as compared to the hi-tech computer world of her work today.

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Shorthand, Typing, Bookkeeping- The 1950s
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 164
 

A poignant and descriptive emotional poem recalling the magic world of Rosettenville Johannesburg through the eyes of the writer in his youth. A time of innocence lost.

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Caress a Cheetah
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 164
 

Israel Pathways, a MASA program, offers a one year stay in Israel, working in community projects and studying about Israel in a bid to counteract the negative image created by world media.

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Light shines on the Horizons
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 163
 

This is a call to Americans living abroad to vote in 2012 with clear instructions on how to apply for an overseas ballot.

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U.S. Presidential Preference Primary Elections
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 163
 

Meera Jacobson remembers her childhood in South Africa and how her life centered round the kitchen and Nelly. Nelly ran the kitchen and did the laundry and to this day Meera remembers the smell of the wonderful food that emanated from it.

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The Kitchen of my Childhood
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 162
 

A visit to the International Jewish book fair held in Johannesburg by a 15 year old youth and the interest and stimulation this cultural adventure afforded him.

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The Johannesburg Jewish Book Festival, 1950
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 162
 

We are introduced to the enigmatic “O” gene which allows the writer’s father a system of chaos as compared with the order of her husband and daughter who are fastidiously neat and organized.

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The Mysterious Anti-Chaos “O” Gene
Category: Diaspora Features
Issue No. 162
 

Gershon Marinbach wrote this poignant story of a day shared with his father at his college classes as a tribute to his father. An immigrant to the United States from Russia, he enabled his son the opportunity of a formal education which he himself was deprived of.

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MY FATHER, MYSELF AND CCNY
Category: Diaspora
Issue No. 161
 
 
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