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Sylvester Night is not a Holiday

Israelis, who blithely call the eve of January 1st “Sylvester”, and Jews who celebrate “New Year’s Eve” as the civil year is ushered in, may not be aware of its tragic significance in Jewish history. By Rochel Sylvetsky Israelis call the … Continue reading

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