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Dos Yam-Medele: Yiddish Little Mermaid

September 1, 2021

The stories of Hans Christian Anderson, originally written in Danish and translated into more than one hundred languages, are among the world’s most… Continue reading

From My Jewish Learning

Reprinted with permission from My Jewish Learning


Jews and the Film Industry

August 2, 2021

Did you know that the Hollywood dream factories were formed by a small group of top-level Jewish-born movie moguls, or entrepreneurs? The group included industry… Continue reading

Jewish History

The Story of Moses “Two Gun” Cohen

By Sid Goldstein

Morris Abraham Cohen (1887–1970), better known by the nickname “Two-Gun” was a Polish-born British and Canadian adventurer who became aide-de-camp to Sun Yat-Sen and a General… Continue reading

Sofʻers Talk Story

Sof as a Community

October 2, 2020

By Sandra Z. Armstrong

A bowl of honey on top of cut green apples with the skin still on.

As a community we have remained close, stayed together and reached incredible heights of ruach, creating uplifting, joyous zoom Shabbats for the last six months. Our experiences and spiritual… Continue reading

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