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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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The Alfred Dreyfus Museum opens in France

The Alfred Dreyfus Museum opens in France

French President Emmanuel Macron has inaugurated near Paris what is believed to be the world’s first museum on the wrongful and antisemitic persecution of the late army captain Alfred Dreyfus. The new museum, inaugurated in the suburb of Médan, features at least 500 documents including photographs, court papers and personal objects from the 8-year ordeal […]

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Memory Map of Jewish Manchester

Memory Map of Jewish Manchester

This new digital resource takes the form of a freely available interactive website, which maps stories, histories, and recollections of the Jewish community who once lived in the Cheetham Hill, Strangeways, and Hightown areas of North Manchester.   The Memory Map of Jewish Manchester aims to create a lasting document of the living memory of […]

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10 reasons the Negev is the next place to visit in Israel

10 reasons the Negev is the next place to visit in Israel

Amazing views, gorgeous wines, fascinating history, and all sorts of active adventures, push the southern desert to the top of our travel wish list. TIME magazine recently named Israel’s Negev Desert as one of the World’s Greatest Places for 2021. And for good reason, too, since despite its seemingly arid appearance the southern desert is one […]

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8 reasons why we love Israel in the fall

8 reasons why we love Israel in the fall

From blooming flowers and migrating birds to stunning sunsets and saying goodbye to sandals, fall might be Israel’s most perfect season. Across the world, people are bemoaning the end of summer and the beginning of a long, dark winter. In Israel, however, a loud collective sigh of relief can be heard as the blistering heat […]

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The best new tourist experiences awaiting you in Israel

The best new tourist experiences awaiting you in Israel

Travel to Israel may have paused during Covid-19, but the country has been hard at work creating new tourist experiences for the moment the border reopens fully. First, it was July 1, now it’s August, but we still don’t know for sure when individual tourists will finally be allowed back into Israel as the Delta […]

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10 things to expect when visiting post-Covid Israel

10 things to expect when visiting post-Covid Israel

From drinks on upturned crates to inoculation bravery stories, you’ll find the coronavirus crisis has left quite an impact here in Israel. Walking around Israel, you wouldn’t know that the coronavirus crisis is still raging in large parts of the world: restaurants are open, weddings are back, and tour groups are making their way to […]

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Alabama woman, 101, visits Jerusalem holy sites virtually

Alabama woman, 101, visits Jerusalem holy sites virtually

Covid regulations don’t get in the way of Romy Davis’ desire to visit Jerusalem, as she tours its holiest sites using cutting-edge VR technology. Romay Davis from Montgomery, Alabama, has always loved to travel. And at the grand age of 101, she can now tick off another place from her destination bucket list, having recently […]

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