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Congratulations to Etz Hayim Synagogue in Izmir!

Congratulations to Etz Hayim Synagogue in Izmir!

The recently restored Etz Hayim synagogue in Izmir, Turkey has won a Conservation Award. Leading project organizer Nesim Bencoya also won a personal award linked to his role as founder of the Sephardi Cultural Festival which has been held annually in Izmir at Chanukah. The Foundation has been involved with the Etz Hayim synagogue for […]

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Queen Margrethe marks 400 years of Jewish life in Denmark

Queen Margrethe marks 400 years of Jewish life in Denmark

Queen Margrethe visited the Danish Jewish Museum to mark 400 years of Jewish history in Denmark. She also attended a celebratory service at Copenhagen Synagogue where she meet the chairman of the Danish Jewish community, Dr. Henri Goldstein, and Rabbi Yair Melchior. This year marks the 400th anniversary of King Christian IV inviting the Jewish […]

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The Night of the Synagogues in Romania, 2022

The Night of the Synagogues in Romania, 2022

The annual “Night of the Open Synagogues” will take place in Bucharest and other Romanian cities this Saturday night! Four synagogues in the capital will be open to the public starting at 8 p.m., each hosting a range of activities including film showings, talks, tours, food and wine tastings, music and dance, theatrical performances, meetings […]

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Tunisia Jewish Community mobilizes to protect its heritage

Tunisia Jewish Community mobilizes to protect its heritage

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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We Survived the Holocaust

We Survived the Holocaust

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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