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Joe Spier

Joe Spier is a retired lawyer with a keen interest in Jewish history.


France & the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup

In July, 1942, over 13,000 Jews, including 4,000 children, were arrested and placed in hellish conditions in the Paris Velodrome to be delivered to the Nazi killing machine.

Alaska Airlines and the Jews of Yemen

Despite enormous danger, 28 Alaska Airlines pilots made some 380 flights and airlifted 48,818 refugees to Israel.

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