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Larry Domnitch

Larry Domnitch is the author of 'The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Czar', recently released by Devora Publishing.
Queen Shlomtzion: In the Spirit of the Maccabees

Queen Shlomtzion: In the Spirit of the Maccabees

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Another instance in Jewish history when a woman saves the day.


Destruction on the Tenth of Av

Destruction on the Tenth of Av

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After Tisha B'Av, the burning of the Temple continued for another day. Its effects continue to be felt throughout Jewish history.


Magic of Shavuot 1967

Magic of Shavuot 1967

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200,000 Jews converged on the Western Wall that day.


How Nachmanides Rebuilt Jerusalem

How Nachmanides Rebuilt Jerusalem

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Forced to flee from Spain at age 72, the great sage restored Jerusalem's ruins.


The Cantonist Saga

The Cantonist Saga

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A horrific era when Jewish boys were forced into 25 years of Russian military service.


A Cantonist's Prayer on Yom Kippur

A Cantonist's Prayer on Yom Kippur

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On that Yom Kippur the community wept, as they confronted the plight of Jewish children forced to serve in the Russian army.