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Mireille Knoll, murdered Holocaust survivor, honored in Paris

Mireille Knoll, murdered Holocaust survivor, honored in Paris

Mireille Knoll, the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor murdered in her Paris apartment in a horrific antisemitic attack in 2018, has been commemorated in the French capital with a street named in her honor. In a ceremony, the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, inaugurated the “Allée Mireille Knoll” in the city’s 11th arrondissement, where Knoll resided, accompanied […]

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Rabbi Raphael Berdugo commemorated 200 years after his death

Rabbi Raphael Berdugo commemorated 200 years after his death

A ceremony commemorating the 200th anniversary of the death of Rabbi Raphael Berdugo, one of the eminent figures of Moroccan Judaism, was held in the old Jewish cemetery of Meknes. This ceremony took place on the sidelines of a symposium initiated, simultaneously in the Presidency in Israel, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the […]

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10 great reasons to love the pomegranate

10 great reasons to love the pomegranate

Pomegranates add color and symbolism to the Rosh Hashana table décor, but they are also extremely good for your health. Coaxing the edible seeds out of a pomegranate is a popular how-to topic. Some swear by the whack-with-a-wooden-spoon method; others massage out those ruby-red arils in a bowl of water to keep things neat. Any […]

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Hemdat Israel synagogue flourishes with historic preservation project

Hemdat Israel synagogue flourishes with historic preservation project

The Hemdat Israel Synagogue located in Kadiköy, Istanbul is uncovering the footsteps of history with a wonderful project. The project run together by the Haydarpaşa Hemdat Israel Synagogue Foundation, Alef Youth Club, and Shalom Corps, not only contributes to raising awareness about the protection of historical buildings but also establishes the most beautiful example of […]

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Israel opens dazzling new Nanoscience and Art Museum

Israel opens dazzling new Nanoscience and Art Museum

Who says science and art don’t mix? Bar-Ilan University opens a unique -museum that aims to expose visitors to the vast research possibilities in the natural sciences. How do 150,000 stretchy rubber bands depict the healing process of damaged neurons? How do 16 electric violin players pinpoint the moment that synchrony transitions to chaos? These […]

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Assayag synagogue to house Jewish Museum of Tangier

Assayag synagogue to house Jewish Museum of Tangier

The Assayag synagogue in Tangier is to house a new Jewish Museum, the rehabilitation project of which has been entrusted to the architect Malika Laâroussi and the exhibition of the museum to Mrs. Isabelle Timsit. During a working session with the wali of the Tangier region, Mohammed M’Hidia, the Secretary-General of the Council of Jewish […]

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Tel Aviv blooms in a post pandemic reawakening

Tel Aviv blooms in a post pandemic reawakening

After a year of hibernation due to Covid-19, Tel Aviv’s cultural capital is undergoing a joyful reawakening. What’s on the calendar so far for this summer? For the last year, following the coronavirus lockdown and restrictions that affected so much of our lives, the city that never sleeps has experienced a most abnormal year-long hibernation. […]

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Izmir Jewish Heritage Project kicks off

Izmir Jewish Heritage Project kicks off

The Izmir Jewish Heritage Project, developed by the Izmir Jewish Community Foundation to preserve the Jewish heritage among Izmir´s cultural prosperity, has started its activities. The Kentimiz Izmir (Our City Izmir) Association is also a partner in the project financed by the European Commission. In the context of this project, many activities towards protecting and […]

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