Many of us know that the Nazis burned many Jewish books during their rampage through Europe. Less well known, however, is the fact that the Nazis saved many more books than they destroyed. They saved Jewish bibles and volumes of the Talmud; they saved Yiddish novels and works of poetry; they saved children’s activity books, medieval manuscripts, legal and philosophical tracts, and much, much more. In fact, taken together, the corpus of Jewish books that the Nazis looted from homes and libraries throughout Europe comprise the largest Jewish library in history.
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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, better known as OLLI, is a program designed for people age 50+ wishing to pursue intellectual learning opportunities in a relaxed, stimulating, and socially interactive atmosphere.