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March of the Living: My journey

March of the Living: My journey

By Michal Lotzkar, Special to the Jewish Sound I went on a trip to Israel a few months ago. I had been to Israel many times before, and each time I travelled there by way of a different route. This time I traveled to Israel via Auschwitz, on the March of the Living. Every spring,(…)

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Exploring the ‘Yiddish Atlantis’

Exploring the ‘Yiddish Atlantis’

By Emily K. Alhadeff, Associate Editor, The Jewish Sound Underneath the rubble and ashes of Eastern Europe lies a buried civilization, and one of its excavators is former West Seattle resident Gerardo Ojeda-Ebert. This spring, with Rabbi Olivier BenHaim and members of Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue, Ojeda-Ebert will travel to the Czech Republic and Poland(…)

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A trip to remember, for remembrance’s sake

A trip to remember, for remembrance’s sake

By Joel Magalnick, Editor, The Jewish Sound They’ve done this trip before, but this summer, the Holocaust Center for Humanity is doing something new. Added onto the educational trip through Warsaw and Krakow that the organization formerly known as the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center will be an optional trip to Jerusalem. “It seemed(…)

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