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Entitled "The Jews of North Africa During the Second World War," it was published jointly by the Hebrew University and the Ben-Zvi Institute, together with Yad Vashem. Also, a comprehensive study of these communities was also published by Yad Vashem 20 years ago as part of the Encyclopedia of Jewish ...
The outreach effort Seigel is referring to is one he helped start in the St. Louis Jewish community. He said a couple of weeks ago, a friend posted on social media about getting faith communities involved in a volunteer effort to feed, house and clothe people experiencing homelessness locally. Many of these ...

The Jewish community of Vienna has let it be known that they will not attend Austria's official holocaust commemoration ceremony if the far-right ... The party's current leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, once said that the persecution of the far-right in Austria was comparable to that faced by Jews during the ...
Samuel's sentiment is shared by Edna Samuel, founder director of a Mumbai Public Relations firm, and along with Judah Samuel, a member of the Bene Israeli Jewish community that dominates western India and who count themselves among the "first" Jewish communities to settle in the country when they ...
"It really speaks to who we are as a Jewish community, and specifically as an American Jewish community," Barbara Weinstein, associate director of the religious Action Center, told HuffPost. "We as Jews know the experience of being immigrants. And as Americans, we're deeply aware of our history as a ...

A rare 16th century book that used to belong to Prague's Jewish community before World War II and was considered lost has been returned after it reappeared at an auction held ... Titled "Mikne Avram - Peculium Abrae," the recovered volume is a grammar book published in both Hebrew and Latin in 1523.
I Don't Believe in God, But I Still Want a Jewish community ... Together with her wife, a lapsed Catholic who agreed to raise their son Jewish, Amy joined the City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism (TCC) in New York City 14 ... Throughout my life, other Jews have angrily told me, "You're not a real Jew!".
A lot, says the Jewish Agency for Israel, a Jerusalem-based organization that helped found Israel and continues to connect Jews worldwide with that country. The agency recently began G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative, a yearlong program designed to bring together Jewish grandparents and their ...
In the end they were dealt with by the Jewish community and Polish authorities, but dozens of examples of neglect and improper care of Jewish cemeteries .... In many cases, wealthy Jews from outside of Poland fund the preservation work for the cemeteries in the communities that their families came from.
During the French occupation, Algeria's Jewish community experienced a radical and rapid cultural revolution - more than other communities in North Africa. Many community members abandoned tradition and their Jewish identity to become Francophiles. The percentage of Jews in the professions in the ...
Hassell deals with deaths across north-east London, including Hackney, the biggest concentration of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Europe, and Tower Hamlets, the UK's biggest Muslim community. She took up the post in 2013, and was previously coroner for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Under Jewish law ...
A partnership in Phoenix is celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by uniting Jewish and African-American communities and recognizing that their people share a past and present rife with prejudice. The coalition of community groups will be screening the documentary "Strange Fruit" Monday ...
And yet, in his response, Kogen exemplified the very problem that Norman wrote about in her op-ed, specifically, Jewish institutions claim to care about young Jews' perspectives, but simultaneously scramble to shut out and discredit any young Jew who challenges their politics on Israel and Palestine.
There has never been a Jewish food festival in Albuquerque before, and Simon says it's a great opportunity for everyone to learn more about Jewish cooking and culture. Nosh Fest is at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. They'll have dishes from several local restaurants and chefs, ...
"I want people to know me as a person and then as a Jew. "I developed that skill naturally, just growing up here. "People in larger (Jewish) communities, who can wall themselves off, ... don't know how to talk to people of other faiths as well as the Jewish community here does." Because of their ties to Tulsa, ...

Minneapolis (AP) -- A group that advocates for the Jewish community and fights anti-Semitism is being recognized by the FBI. The FBI announced Thursday that the Jewish community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas is receiving the 2017 FBI director's Community Leadership Award.
And yet, in his response, Kogen exemplified the very problem that Norman wrote about in her op-ed, specifically, Jewish institutions claim to care about young Jews' perspectives, but simultaneously scramble to shut out and discredit any young Jew who challenges their politics on Israel and Palestine.
15) alone, the Jewish Volunteer Center will have 11 community service projects, including the following activities in Jupiter, Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach: 1) A maximum of 12 volunteers preparing and serving breakfast for the homeless beginning at 7:30 ...
In addition to the tithes outlined above, most of which were applicable only in the land of Israel during Temple times, there was another "tax" that the local Jewish communities would gather for the community itself. This communal tax was collected by the local Jewish community to take care of the poor, ...
The year 2017 had its share of highpoints and lowpoints for the St. Louis Jewish community, perhaps the lowest of which came early in the year with a ... of Israel" in May to honor the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem and a total solar eclipse, which united local Jews from all denominations, ...
Community leader Noemi Di Segni wrote culture Minister Dario Franceschini asking that he change the names of schools and Libraries bearing the name of the king who "abandoned Italians to their destiny." In the message Wednesday on the Jewish community's blog, she complained about a campaign by ...
A longstanding champion of the Jewish community in the UK has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours list. Leonie Lewis, who is director of the Jewish Volunteering Network, has been recognised for her "indomitable energy" over the past 30 years in representing the community in ...
When I told a friend earlier this year that I was moving to New York, he told me he was jealous that I was "making Aliyah," employing the Hebrew phrase people use when they talk about moving to Israel. The idea that the Big Apple with its million Jews is holy -- the true center of the Jewish world -- is not ...
The city does not maintain data on opioid addiction by national background or religion, making it difficult to know precisely how many Russian Jews are victims of the crisis. ... Many young Jewish addicts have made their way to her from Brooklyn after hearing about her in the Russian community. Manko ...
When I told a friend earlier this year that I was moving to New York, he told me he was jealous that I was "making Aliyah," employing the Hebrew phrase people use when they talk about moving to Israel. The idea that the Big Apple with its million Jews is holy -- the true center of the Jewish world -- is not ...
A number of community leaders have, over the past year in the pages of this newspaper, posed the question: what, exactly, are Jewish schools for? ... such as ensuring children can read Hebrew and understand some basic words in the language; are familiar with the calendar and rhythm of the Jewish year; ...
The events 6,000 miles away were of keen interest in Great Neck where hundreds of Iranian Jews relocated after the Islamic revolution in 1979. "Where we left lives, property, homes, family," Sharona said. She said her heart breaks for young Iranians demanding basic democratic rights and better futures.
The tally also includes multiple bomb threats at the Albuquerque Jewish community Center between January and February. ... In the 19th century, Jewish merchants settled in smaller communities such as Las Vegas, N.M., and a Jewish man, in part because of his language skills, even became governor of ...
In a statement, the UJA-Federation of New York said: "The family was generous, kind and loved being part of the Scarsdale and Jewish communities. Irene worked tirelessly on behalf of UJA, helping us support vulnerable New Yorkers and was an extraordinary person - devoted mother and wife and loyal ...
About 150 community leaders attended the Dec. 5 dedication of the new headquarters for the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County at 1 Harvard Circle in West Palm Beach. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation commitment of $5 million completed the $15 million capital campaign for the ...
It's not uncommon for Jews to speculate about someone's Jewish identity or affiliation -- especially if that person is famous. In fact, it's kind of a pastime. So when three women from Solano County joined together to create a Jewish music radio show to explore those connections, it wasn't such a stretch of ...
Increasing attention is being given to what seems the most bizarre of alliances in 2018 England. It concerns the decision of some 100 ultra-Orthodox Jewish families who are currently living in Stamford Hill to move away from a part of north London where their families have lived for several decades.
The ruling by Judge Rima Bražinskienė, which was translated by the site Defending History, was in a lawsuit filed earlier this year by the Vilnius Jewish community. It names Kukliansky's Jewish Community of Lithuania, which is a national umbrella group for all of the country's Jewish communities, known ...
Many people in the Jewish community understand the importance financial health, and many are aware of this country's current crisis. It is not hard to see that there is massive income inequality, which is only exasperated by the debt crisis that many communities are dealing with. One of the communities that ...
Pittsburgh's Jewish Family and Community Services is planning a women's networking series in the South Hills soon after the new year. ... The Jefferson Community Collaborative and the Career Development Center (CDC) of JF&CS are trying to learn more about workforce needs in the South Hills and ...
It's not uncommon for Jews to speculate about someone's Jewish identity or affiliation -- especially if that person is famous. In fact, it's kind of a pastime. So when three women from Solano County joined together to create a Jewish music radio show to explore those connections, it wasn't such a stretch of ...
While our community is in real danger from white nationalism and the moral crisis of the Occupation, it seems all the establishment cares about is securing unconditional support for Israel, which is eroding the moral fabric of the Jewish future. My Judaism requires the pursuit of justice, repairing the world, ...
You're so selfish!" She had, apparently, already been flooded with calls herself -- even accosted at the grocery store -- in their modern Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey. ... The year was 1973, and my aunt Fran, from my mother's Italian (and non-Jewish) side of the family, was 23. A young man ...
Following a vandalism attack at a synagogue in Shiraz, Iran earlier this week, the Iranian Jewish community is further roiling from unconfirmed reports that several Jews had been arrested on unknown charges. According to news reports, vandals broke into the Kenisa'eh Hadash (New Synagogue) on ...
St. Louis (KMOV.com) -- Monday, members of the Jewish and Muslim communities came together for their annual Christmas Day of Service. The seventh annual installation of the event features groups doing community service at 21 sites around town, including at the International Institute where they held ...
Orthodox Jews say it is an overtly feminist Jewish symbol. ... That's why (if you look closely enough) you might see an Orthodox Jew carrying keys on a bracelet ... (The word eruv comes from the Hebrew word for "mixture," or "integration. ... Line: The Eruv and the Jewish community in New York and Beyond.
Fifteen years after UJA Federation of Greater Toronto embarked on a plan to rebuild its Toronto and York Region campuses, the second phase ...
"They asked me a lot of questions about my Jewish background and how it is to live in Germany as a Jew," she told The Post.
How Jews on the left and the right are empowering BDS ... first time, the resolution passed, to much hand-wringing in the Jewish community. ... The second type of radical Jew that helped ensure the BDS victory is the far-right ...
Boca Raton, Fla. - Thanks to Jewish Family Services and the Jewish community Center in Boca Raton, volunteers made sure no one was ...
(JTA) -- Argentina's Jewish community gave Israel's spy agency all the cars and some of the safe houses used to abduct the Nazi murderer ...
For the past 20 years the topic of the Jewish community in the US has concerned me ... you as Jews and urges you to deepen your ties to Israel," she said. ... president of the Union for Reform Judaism, in a statement called on ...
The final step is expected next month when a Jewish conversion panel will arrive ... to Judaism of 42 candidates who have been studying Judaism and for several years. ... and beliefs, before officially becoming Cote d'Ivoire's first Jews. ... for its significant English-speaking student body, and at the Hebrew ...


 

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