Activities

Victims of 2003 synagogue attacks remembered in Istanbul

Victims of 2003 synagogue attacks remembered in Istanbul

The victims of the attacks on two synagogues in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu and Şişli districts in 2003 were remembered by Turkish citizens. At the commemoration ceremony held in front of the Peace Monument built after the attack near the Neve Shalom Synagogue in Beyoğlu, a moment of silence was observed for those who lost their lives. Citizens left carnations in […]

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Morocco inaugurates Museum dedicated to Jewish History in Tangier

Morocco inaugurates Museum dedicated to Jewish History in Tangier

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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What to see and do on Tel Aviv’s iconic Dizengoff Street

What to see and do on Tel Aviv’s iconic Dizengoff Street

Cafés, bars, bakeries, restaurants, and fashion houses line Tel Aviv’s longest thoroughfare. Dizengoff Street, a three-kilometer stretch of fashion, food, and fun in the center of Tel Aviv, stretches north from Rothschild Boulevard up to Tel Aviv Port. Named for Tel Aviv founder, town planner, and first mayor Meir Dizengoff, this thoroughfare has something for […]

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TÜRKIYE’S LAODICEAN THEATER HOSTS ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE IN 17 CENTURIES

TÜRKIYE’S LAODICEAN THEATER HOSTS ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE IN 17 CENTURIES

The ancient theater was reintroduced to the art scene during the twentieth year of the area’s excavation. Following the completion of its restoration, Türkiye’s ancient Laodicean Theater just hosted its first performance after 1,690 years of silence. The İzmir State Symphony Orchestra performed a concert for nearly 15,000 people at the theater’s re-opening ceremony. The […]

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New platform brings Hungarian Jewish treasures to the digital space

New platform brings Hungarian Jewish treasures to the digital space

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz) presented a  new digital platform where visitors can take virtual tours of Hungary’s finest synagogues. The digital platform was presented at a press conference in the recently renovated Rumbach Synagogue and cultural center in the heart of Budapest in the presence of Deputy State Secretary Vince Szalay-Bobrovnicky, Mazsihisz […]

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