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Tunisia Jewish Community mobilizes to protect its heritage

Category : Editor's Picks

In Sousse, Monastir, and Nabeul, the Tunisian Jewish community, supported by the local authorities, is working to restore places of heritage. Portraits of rabbis, weavers, millers, farmers, athletes, and artists line the walls of the Gaston Karila space in Nabeul, in the Cap-Bon region. This gallery of faces entitled “The Last Magnificent” pays tribute to the last […]

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Friday, September 9th, 2022

The sisters whose tahini is taking America by storm

Category : Featured Dining

Soom Foods started when Jackie Zitelman’s sisters, visiting her in Israel, tasted the best carrot cake ever – and found out the secret ingredient. Ahh. That first taste of tahini. Sweet, peanut-buttery, smooth…That first taste was the moment that Jackie Zitelman’s two sisters, Shelby and Amy, will always remember from their visit to Israel. It […]

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Monday, September 5th, 2022

Exploring Casablanca’s Jewish Heritage

Category : Top 10

Jewish culture has been interwoven throughout Morocco for centuries and offers a golden opportunity for Jewish and non-Jewish travelers alike to discover the stories of the Jewish Mellah, the vibrant Jewish community, Synagogues, Andalusian and Moorish architecture, tombs and holy places, and the only Jewish Museum in the Islamic world. “Casablanca” film references aside, Morocco […]

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Friday, September 2nd, 2022

Stumbling Stones unveiled in Antwerp to commemorate victims of Nazi persecution

Category : Blog

The city of Antwerp has approved the installation of 50 new memorials to commemorate victims of the Nazi persecution during the war, in addition to the existing 107 so-called “stumbling stones” already in place. Under the Nazi occupation of the Flemish city, people were ordered to turn in Jews living in the city. Jan De […]

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Thursday, September 1st, 2022

Discover the Jewish Heritage of Lisbon, Portugal

Category : Top 10

The Jewish presence in the Iberian Peninsula existed long before Portugal itself became a country. The contribution of Portuguese Jews to the arts, philosophy, commerce, and sciences helped create this nation’s rich cultural heritage. This beautiful journey shows a growing interest in Portugal’s Jewish legacy in places such as Lisbon, Porto, and many smaller villages […]

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Thursday, September 1st, 2022

Israel’s tourism arrivals are nearing 2019 levels

Category : Travel Services

The destination has seen exponential growth month over month since March 2022 For the first time in over two years, Israel’s tourism arrival numbers are approaching the same record-breaking numbers of the summer of 2019. According to the Israel Ministry of Tourism, the destination has seen exponential growth month over month since March 2022, when […]

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Monday, August 29th, 2022

Delta Air Lines brings forward Atlanta-Tel Aviv flight launch

Category : Travel Services

Delta is expanding its Israel operations to its main hub in Atlanta A short time after announcing three new long-haul routes, Delta Air Lines has made two significant adjustments to the plans it announced a few weeks ago. The first change is to the aircraft that will service Delta’s route from Los Angeles to Tahiti, […]

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Monday, August 29th, 2022

Morocco inaugurates Museum dedicated to Jewish History in Tangier

Category : Blog

Tangier’s medina now has a museum dedicated to promoting and preserving the city’s Jewish history. The inauguration of the Beit Yehuda museum took place with the presence of Jewish residents as well as local authorities in the Tangier region, including the governor of the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, Mohamed Mhidia, and President of the Regional Council, […]

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Thursday, August 25th, 2022

ARRIVALS

Category : Events & Festivals

“ARRIVALS” A Jewish Romeo & Juliet love story based on historical events. A hit in Seattle, coming to New York. About this event Presented by the American Sephardi Federation, the Seattle Jewish Theatre Company, and the Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America When the first Sephardic Jew arrived in Seattle in 1902, not everything went as […]

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Thursday, August 25th, 2022

We Survived the Holocaust

Category : Editor's Picks

Today, publishing on the anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, We Survived the Holocaust (Imagine and Wonder Publishing) is a triumph of words and illustrations that conveys a complicated history and a story of courage to readers of all ages. Author Frank Baker and graphic illustrator Tim Ogline combine their storytelling talents for a […]

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Thursday, August 25th, 2022
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