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  • The diary of a WWI teenage soldier

    The diary of a WWI teenage soldier

    By Gary Susswein
    Gary Susswein
    Published: March 18, 2010

    The Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies has made available online the diary of a World War I teenage soldier in the British Army’s Jewish Legion in Palestine. The chronicles of Jack Liss, who later became a dentist in Houston, can be read in the original Yiddish or as an English translation.

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  • Nine pounds of wool and grommets
    Nine pounds of wool and grommets
    "History in a box." That’s what I thought as Evan Hocker, staff member at the Briscoe...
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