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Barbara Wind

Barbara Wind is a writer, speaker and Holocaust related independent scholar, curator and consultant.

Articles by Barbara Wind

Wonders and Miracles

On Purim, I had a call from Fred, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor. “I’m on cloud nine,” he said, his voice even more exuberant than usual.

The Maestro, Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein was many things. A musical genius who gave the world popular memorable melodies. An intellectual eager to share his knowledge; his televised Young

Remembering Ruth Ravina, z”l

Tisha B’Av was particularly sorrowful for me this year, not only because of concerns about mounting antisemitism and the sociopolitical situation in Israel. I mourned,

The Sweetest Thing of All

What makes this summer different from other summers in the beautiful Berkshires? The answer is the many Jewish-related offerings. This season’s unprecedented heat and rain,

One Holocaust Survivor’s Story

Nessa, a 99 year-old New Jersey resident, survived the Warsaw Ghetto, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the mass exile of the city’s Polish population to rural

One Holocaust Survivor’s Story

Nessa, a 99 year-old New Jersey resident, survived the Warsaw Ghetto, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the mass exile of the city’s Polish population to rural

Jewish Contributions to the Arts

Jews, currently only 0.2% of the global population, contribute so much to the world. In the arts alone, Jews provide employment to so many. It’s

Golda Meir: More Than a Woman to Me

The Torah doesn’t refrain from honoring, celebrating and granting women authority. Sarah, concerned about Ishmael’s threats to Isaac’s spiritual and physical well-being, tells Abraham to