Summer reminds me of Istanbul, where I learned to appreciate my dad’s afternoon simit.
Esther Bildirici is a senior at the Yeshivah of Flatbush in Brooklyn.
A father and daughter trace the history of Jews in France.
Rachel Gozland is a senior at Manhattan High School for Girls.
Australia—land of sandy deserts, sparkling oceans, rare wildlife, and... Jews! There are as many as 120,000 Jews living in Australia with 80 percent residing in and around the southeastern cities, where I once lived, of Sydney and Melbourne, according to the Jewish Virtual Library.