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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum stimulates leaders and citizens to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity and strengthen democracy. A public-private partnership, fe...

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Arab Jews vs. Palestinians: Israel's Refugee Pawns
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2012
Countercurrents
Israel's attempt to compare Arab Jews to Palestinian refugees.
The Bible Unearthed
Article in Wikipedia on the book The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
Article
A 2001 book about the archaeology of Palestine and its relationship to the origins of the Hebrew Bible.
Edelman, Marek
Connexipedia Article
Article
Jewish-Polish political and social activist and cardiologist. (1919-2009).
Exhuming history: censored Jewish text brought to light by Library and Archives Canada
Abma, Sandra
Article
2016
CBC
Words that were once lost to history have been brought into the light by book conservationists at Library and Archives Canada. The 16th-century collection of sermons were by a rabbi and philosopher wh...
Genes of Most Ashkenazi Jews Trace Back To Indigenous Europe, Not Middle East
Mientka, Matthew
Article
2015
Medical Daily
A genetic study of Ashkenazi Jews shows a "whiter" heritage drawn more from prehistoric Europe than from the Levant, home to the modern state of Israel.
The Ghetto Fights
The Warsaw Ghetto: The 45th Anniversary of the Uprising
Edelman, Marek
Article
1945
On May 10th, 1943, the first period of our bloody history, the history of the Warsaw Jews, came to an end. The site where the buildings of the ghetto had once stood became a ragged heap of rubble reac...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Jewish Combat Organization
Connexipedia Article
Article
A World War II resistance movement which was instrumental in engineering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Judenrat
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Judenräte (singular Judenrat; German for "Jewish council") were administrative bodies during the Second World War that the Germans required Jews to form in the German occupied territory of Poland, an...
Marek Edelman: A True Mensch
Rosenberg, David
Article
2009
The Third Estate
To be a Jew means always being with the oppressed and never the oppressors.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 15, 2016
Lurching to War
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
The risk of nuclear war is as great now as it was at the height of the Cold War. From the time the Warsaw Pact dissolved itself and the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States has single-mindedly pu...
The Politics of the Exodus Myth
Pillar of Superstition
Cook, William
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Cook provides conclusions that would suggest that the Bible as the word of God is rather a fabrication created for the masses for political, religious and cultural reasons.
Resistance during World War II
Connexipedia Article
Article
Scientists reveal Jewish history's forgotten Turkish roots
Keys, David
Article
2016
Independent
Israeli-born geneticist believes the Turkish villages of Iskenaz, Eskenaz and Ashanaz were part of the original homeland for Ashkenazic Jews.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Connexipedia Article
Article
The Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany's effort to transport the remaining ghetto population to Treblin...
Why Israel has silenced the 1948 story of Nazareth’s survival
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Jonathan Cook
A rarely told story of the 1948 war that founded Israel concerns Nazareth's survival. It is the only Palestinian city in what is today Israel that was not ethnically cleansed during the year-long figh...
Yiddish language
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Yiddish is a High German language of Ashkenazi Jewish origin, spoken throughout the world. It developed as a fusion of German dialects with Hebrew, Aramaic, Slavic languages and traces of Romance lang...

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The Holocaust
The Fate of European Jewry, 1932-1945
Yahail, Leni
Book
1990
An comprehensive history of Hitler's war on the Jews of Europe.
How I Stopped Being a Jew
Sand, Shlomo
Book
2014
Sand, an Israeli historian, does not examine Judaism as a religion, but focuses on the question of Jewish ethnicity. Through historical and political analysis, Sand examines the implications of embrac...
The Invention of the Land of Israel
From Holy Land to Homeland
Sand, Shlomo
Book
2012
The Invention of the Land of Israel deconstructs the age-old legends surrounding the Holy Land and the prejudices that continue to suffocate it. Sand’s account dissects the concept of “historical righ...


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