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July 16, 1942 The roundup of the Vél d’Hiv

July 16, 1942 The roundup of the Vél d’Hiv

At the dawn of July 16, 1942 begins in Paris the “Vél d’Hiv” . She sees the surprise arrest of more than thirteen thousand Parisian Jews from 2 to 60 years old, all stateless Jews (these include Jews formerly Germans, Austrians or Poles). Most are deported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp . A few dozen […]

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5 Remote Jewish Communities

5 Remote Jewish Communities

A majority of Jews live in Israel but millions of Jews remain scattered across the globe. Here are five little-known Jewish communities. After 2,000 years of exile, today a majority of the world’s Jews live in the Land of Israel. But millions of Jews remain scattered across the globe. Here are five little-known Jewish communities. […]

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Join us for a tour of Nazareth’s extraordinary street food

Join us for a tour of Nazareth’s extraordinary street food

In the Galilean city, best known for its Christian significance, a long-established and lively food culture is tempting an increasing number of culinary tourists. The Lower Galilee city of Nazareth has a magical, ancient feel with its stone structures and open-market merchants selling Armenian ceramics and Finjan coffeepots. However, in this city where Christian and […]

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13 best hostels in Israel for an affordable vacation

13 best hostels in Israel for an affordable vacation

If you think of youth hostels as dingy dormitories with communal bathrooms, the hostels of Israel will make you think again Hostels have a reputation as low-budget, barebones places for traveling students to hang their backpacks and get a night’s rest. In some countries, hostels mean lumpy bunkbeds and communal washrooms. In Israel, however, hostels […]

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Yonina Concert in Teaneck @ Netivot Shalom, 2019

Yonina Concert in Teaneck @ Netivot Shalom, 2019

Yonina performing in Teaneck NJ! Sep. 14th, 2019. An acoustic concert blending originals & covers- Jewish, Israeli and international mu About this Event “Yonina” wiil be performing live in Teaneck NJ, on Saturday night, Sep. 14th, 2019! A special acousic concert featuring original songs, niggunim for the soulful month of Elul, and favorite covers from […]

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Portugal: What’s New and What’s Next

Portugal: What’s New and What’s Next

What’s new (other than Portugal winning the 2019 Nation’s Cup)? New trails connecting Sagres to Lagos add to Rota Vicentina in the Southwest Coast of Portugal Over 185 miles of trails were added to Rota Vicentina, a coastal path in the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina Natural Park that is now expanding into the Algarve. […]

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