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Portuguese town to get country’s first eruv in 500 years

Category : Blog

The eruv is due to be completed on Monday and will be fit for use this coming Shabbat. For the first time in more than half a millennium, an eruv, or Shabbat boundary, has been constructed in Portugal for the small Jewish community that still lives in the historic town of Belmonte. Although there are […]

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Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Microgreens from tiny Israel offer big taste and nutrition

Category : Featured Dining

Israeli company 2BFresh exports ready-to-use microgreens to North America, Europe, and Asia – and not just for garnishing plates. Even Buckingham Palace is getting in on the act. If you’re looking for ways to improve your diet (and who isn’t in these coronavirus times), you don’t need to look much further than the fashionable microgreens […]

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Mimouna Association: A Jewish Nostalgia

Category : Blog

The Mimouna Association, chaired by Mehdi Bodra, a graduate of Al Akhawayne University in Ifrane, was founded in 2007 by a group of students from the same university, with the main objective of bringing the younger generation to discover the Jewish community as an integral part of Moroccan culture, especially since most young people do […]

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Monday, March 16th, 2020

Panama’s Chief Rabbi Hails HM the King’s Vision of Inter-religious Coexistence

Category : Blog

Panama – The Chief Rabbi of Panama’s Jewish community, David Perets, said HM King Mohammed VI’s vision of promoting coexistence between different religions is “worthy of appreciation and emulation,” praising the Sovereign’s laudable and sustained efforts in this regard. In a statement to MAP on the occasion of an evening in the Panamanian capital to […]

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Monday, March 16th, 2020

Azoulay Receives 2020 Gold Medal of Andalusia

Category : Editor's Picks

Seville – In front of more than a thousand personalities gathered on Friday at the Maenstraza Grand Theatre in Seville, president of the Andalusian government, Juan Manuel Moreno, awarded HM the King’s Advisor Andre Azoulay the Gold Medal of Andalusia for his “exemplary commitment to solidarity and harmony and for his pioneering approach at the […]

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Monday, March 16th, 2020

“TRADITIONAL JAPAN – GIFU, TAKAYAMA & SHIRAKAWAGO”

Category : Must-See Travel Destinations

Gifu is home to a living culture that thrives among the best of nature and pristine water. Traditions of old are passed on with the changing seasons, giving life to a rich heritage of craftsmanship, culture, and history. It also offers so many tourist activities like cormorant fishing which is the ancient fishing method known […]

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Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Ancient Jewish dish becomes melting pot of Israeli cuisine

Category : Featured Dining

Moshe Genzler lifts the lid off a huge aluminum pot, thrusts in a massive spoon and dishes out a steaming portion of beans, potatoes, and beef. It is a Thursday evening at Maadaniat Chef, a small restaurant in the central Israeli ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak specializing in traditional eastern European Jewish food. The gefilte […]

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Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Robert F. Smith Honored at World Values Network’s Eighth Annual International Champions of Jewish Values Awards Gala on March 3, 2020 at Carnegie Hall

Category : Events & Festivals

Special Recognition Honoree, Robert F. Smith, and master-of-ceremonies and World Values Network founder, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, welcomed hundreds of supporters to the organization’s Eighth Annual International Champions of Jewish Values Awards Gala, at Carnegie Hall, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The evening, which took place on the day after the Israeli elections, also honored American […]

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Friday, March 6th, 2020

Vacation sabra-style in Israel’s top 10 camping sites

Category : Editor's Picks

Ditch busy city centers and swanky hotel rooms for outdoor fun and sleeping under the stars in Israel’s best campgrounds. Beautiful sunsets, gorgeous views, and campfire cooking– there’s really nothing like spending the night outdoors. Should you wish to ditch the swanky hotel room for a simpler pleasure next time you’re visiting Israel, we recommend […]

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Thursday, March 5th, 2020

A Kosher Jewel in the Caribbean

Category : Featured Article

For those who have never visited, Cuba has a wonderful Jewish history to explore. Once home to over 15,000 Jews prior to the revolution, the city of Havana still boasts three temples, a small but well-maintained Holocaust exhibit at Centro Sephardí and a Jewish cemetery at Guanabacoa. Travel to Cuba is still permitted under the […]

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Friday, February 28th, 2020
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