Don’t blame the treaty for the Middle East’s problems.
Remembering John Henry Patterson.
Joining the fashionable middle class.
Britain and France tried and failed to divide Turkey.
From embracing Jewish subjects to avoiding them.
It had a onumental, but now forgotten, impact.
As the conventional wisdom would have it?
“Life at any time and place, her title and her prose seem to say, is full of sensual beauty.”
Emerson Swift Mahon, born a Christian, left his native Grenada for Canada in 1912 in search of higher education and harboring a deeply-felt interest in. . .
Toward the end of World War I, Chaim Weizmann, head of the World Zionist Organization and later the first president of Israel, established cordial relations. . .
On November 10, the ashes of Lt.-Col. John Henry Patterson will be reinterred at an Israeli cemetery. Patterson earned a heroic reputation in the British. . .
During the first year of World War I, thundered the legendary editor of the Yiddish Forverts, the Russian army subjected its own Jewish civilians to brutal. . .
Nearly 1.5 million Jews fought in World War I; some believed, mistakenly, that their service would extinguish the “ancient flame” of anti-Jewish hatred.