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Recent Content

Re: Query: The "Hoffmann'sche Yeshiva" in Frankfurt a.M.

Re: "The Hoffmann'sche Yeshiva" in Frankfurt a. M.

for more details of R. J. J.Hoffmann s biography ,publications, sources and secondary literature see "Biographisches Handbuch der Rabbiner", Teil 2, Die Rabbiner im Deutschen Reich 1871-1945, vol .1. Aaron-Kusznitzki, p. 287-88.

online: http://www.steinheim-institut.de:50580/cgi-bin/bhr?id=2244&suchename=Hof...,

Michael Brocke

International Virtual Lecture Series: Talking Memory with Guest Speaker David Marwell in Conversation with Tamir Hod

The Ghetto Fighters' House and the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Center are honored to host Dr. David Marwell, in a conversation with Dr. Tamir Hod, about Marwell's newly released book Mengele: Unmasking the “Angel of Death”. The talk will focus on Marwell's impressive work on the Mengele case at the Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations in the 1980s, his profiling in scrupulous detail Mengele’s life and career, as well as his involvement in the gripping international search for the merciless Nazi doctor in 1985.

Passing of Mr. Aron Lutwak

H-Judaic is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Aron Lutwak (1934-2020), the longtime proprietor of Ideal Bookstore near Columbia University.  Generations of Columbia University students knew Mr. Lutwak and benefited from his wide-ranging knowledge of books and Judaica.   Dr. Philip Miller, emeritus librarian at the Klau Library, HUC, NY, has sent us the following notice: