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Soroka’s Mission to Israel!

Category : Blog

Thursday, June 29 – July 6, 2017 Enjoy 7 days in Israel with American Friends of Soroka Medical Center! Stay in luxury hotels, with an extraordinary itinerary that captures the spirit of Israel from the birth of the nation through start-up nation. This trip is suitable for all, whether this will be your first trip […]

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Our Hidden Histories The oral history project for Sandys Row Synagogue

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Sandys Row Synagogue in Spitalfields was founded by 50 pioneering Dutch families in 1854 and opened in 1870. Since that time this unique building has never closed its doors. Sandys Row is London’s oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue and the last fully functioning Synagogue in the area, located just off Bishopsgate, in the heart of London’s former […]

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Musrara Mix Festival 2017

Category : Events & Festivals

  Musrara Mix The MusraraMix Festival is an international multidisciplinary event that takes place in the borderline neighborhood of Musrara, initiated and produced by the NaggarMultidisciplinary School of Art and Society, Musrara. The festival is a hub of artistic and social happenings, embodying the political and cultural essence of Jerusalem and Israel. Every year the […]

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Monday, May 8th, 2017

17 events and festivals not to be missed this summer in Israel

Category : Blog

From the Jerusalem Festival to the Maccabiah Games, the summer of 2017 in Israel is chockful of activities and festivals for all ages and interests.   Opera, jazz, puppetry, sports, crafts, books, avant-garde theater: All that and much more is planned as spring slides into summer in Israel. If you’re planning a visit between June […]

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The Hidden Gem: Discovering the Jewish Heritage of Malta and its History

Category : Top 10

My journey started with an amazing flight on Turkish Airlines, my new number one airline from this day forward.  Flying business class with Turkish Airlines was a real treat for me, as they provided us with all the amenities I could wish for; making the trip very comfortable. Turkish Airlines has one of the best […]

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Friday, April 28th, 2017

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

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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

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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

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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
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