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Jewish Museum of Athens: “The Jewish Community of Ioannina – The Memory of Artefacts”

Category : Events & Festivals

This exhibition highlights historical aspects regarding the daily life of the old Romaniote Community of Ioannina, combining the information with photographic material and authentic objects from the J.M.G. collections, which are presented to the public for the first time, but also with unique artefacts kindly loaned by private individuals. Where: Jewish Museum of Greece Nikis 39, […]

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Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Golem ! Jewish Museum of Paris

Category : Events & Festivals

The myth of artificial life – from homunculi and cyborgs to robots and androids – is the focus of an extensive thematic exhibition about the golem at the Jewish Museum of Paris. This most prominent of Jewish legendary figures has inspired generations of artists and writers to this day. The exhibition presents the golem from a […]

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Thursday, April 27th, 2017

SEVEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE JEWS OF BRAZIL

Category : Latest Destination

When the 2016 Olympic Games open on Friday, August 5, the eyes of the world will be on Rio — the first South American city to host the quadrennial event. True, the build-up to the massive event — which will feature a record number of countries competing in a record number of sports — hasn’t been […]

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Sunday, April 16th, 2017

A BRIEF TIMELINE OF JEWS IN THE RHODESIAS

Category : Editor's Picks

1880s – First Jews arrive in Zambia (then called Northern Rhodesia), fleeing religious persecution and as economic migrants. Some arrive from South Africa, having moved to the diamond and gold fields there, but leaving because of anti-Semitism. 1894 – First Ashkenazi Jews settle in Zimbabwe (then called Rhodesia) and build their first community around a […]

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Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Jacob’s Ladder Festival. May 18-20, 2017

Category : Nightlife

The Jacob’s Ladder Festival is a twice a year folk music festival in Israel, held in Nof Ginosar on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in the north of Israel. The festival takes place in May (Spring) and December (Winter) and is a unique musical and social event for lovers of all aspects of […]

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Sunday, April 16th, 2017

My Jewish Mission to India

Category : Featured Article

Bene Israel Jews date back more than 2,000 years, tie their ancestry to one of the lost tribes. I participated in the Jewish Federations of North America’s National Young Leadership Cabinet Study Mission to India from Feb. 20 to 27. The mission was the largest for JFNA’s National Young Leadership Cabinet, with 105 participants representing […]

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Pop-up hotel in lifeguard hut opens on Tel Aviv beach

Category : Jewish Travel

Winners of a tourism contest to stay in the beachfront luxury suite replete with butler, room service and perfect sea views. Carrying a suitcase over a sandy beach may not sound like much fun but for the winners of an online contest run by the Israeli Tourism Ministry and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, it is […]

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Kaifeng’s Jews

Category : Holidays Travel

Descendants of centuries-old Jewish community in China’s Kaifeng rediscover Jewish heritage after near complete assimilation in their local community. In Chinese terms, the city of Kaifeng, about 500 miles southwest of Beijing, is reminiscent of the Israeli city of Hadera: The number of its residents is 700,000 – as opposed to Beijing’s 15 million or […]

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Enrico Macias in Tel Aviv, Israel. June 14, 2017

Category : Events & Festivals

French singer and musician Enrico Macias is coming to Tel Aviv, Israel for a performance in May 2016. He has been traveling and performing internationally for 50 years. Enrico Macias sings in more than 10 languages. His popular songs include “J’ai quitté mon pays”, “L’Oriental”, “Paris, tu m’as pris dans tes bras” and “La femme […]

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Sunday, March 19th, 2017

The treasures awaiting a visit in the Galilee

Category : Featured Article

Find out why you’ll want to put the Western Galilee on your itinerary next time you’re in Israel. Inside a round Ethiopian mud gojo hut, we stand in a circle shaking our shoulders in rhythm to ethnic music, and then tuck into traditional treats prepared by our hostess, Yoney Skiba: flat spongy injera bread with spicy […]

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Monday, March 13th, 2017
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