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According to the American historian Edward Lienetaal of the University of Wisconsin the general atmosphere of depressiona nd disharmony prevalent in Israel as it starts celebrating its 50th anniversary is nothing unusual in the experience of nations.
Growing up in the United States, every pupil from an early age is taught stories about the founding fathers — the 56 men who attached their names, and thereby their destinies, to the Declaration of Independence.
The editor of the Yiddisher Kemfer, Mordechai Strigler, whose burgeoning career as a writer was ruptured by the Second World War and who began writing furiously when he emerged from Hitler’s death camps and didn’t stop for more than 50 years, died May 10th at the age of 76.