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Adventures in Israel—Walter and Joanne
  • Aug 13, 2017

Two of the Ruby offspring went back to Israel for significant periods.

from Ruby Family History Project

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Demise of the cultured Lewi family
  • Nov 11, 2020

Five siblings who stayed true to German ideals until the bitter end

from Another Time, Another Place

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Eilertsens by the lake
  • Oct 02, 1952

Ed was the rector at Saint Martin's By the Lake in Minnetonka Beach, Minn. The family was raised in towns around the lake region west of…

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Love conquers all as Gerhard marries Ilse
  • Nov 03, 2020

Two young Berliners make a modern marriage—with lasting consequences

from Another Time, Another Place

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Stan at Brant Lake
  • Aug 13, 2017

Stan summered at a Jewish summer camp in the Adirondacks.

from Ruby Family History Project

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The Rubys in Israel—1961 sabbatical
  • Aug 13, 2017

Our family’s amazing year of discovery and connection.

from Ruby Family History Project

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When Ed Eilertsen "crossed the bridge"
  • Jun 27, 2021

In a dramatic moment while crossing the Mississippi River, he broke with his parents' austere Lutheranism for a more ecumenical approach

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Ze'ev and Penina Sharon of Kibbutz Afek
  • Aug 13, 2017

A pioneer to Palestine in 1936, Ze’ev married Penina and they did their part to build the state of Israel as founders of Kibbutz Afek.

from Ruby Family History Project

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