Texas Mexican Secret Jews Today

Jewish food, oral traditions, culture, and secret, religious customs are showing up today in the folklore, habits and practices of the descendants of early settlers in southern Texas and the surrounding areas of Mexico....

Moshinsky, impulsor de la ciencia

Marcos Moshinsky fue obrero en Nueva York antes de ser uno de los físicos teóricos más importantes del siglo en México y en el mundo. Afectado por una enfermedad, a los 18 años sentía...

A History of the Adrianople Jewish Community – From Antiquity till 1900 –

EARLY HISTORY Around 1900, Adrianople was city in European Turkey with a population of 70,000, of whom about 8,000 were Jews. The first trace of a Jewish settlement in this city - according...

Rosh Hashana – 1 Tishrei

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year 5765, begins sunset September 15, 2004 and continues until nightfall September 17, 2004. Here are 88 links about Rosh Hashana, ranging from laws and customs to...

Jews In Italy

The Jews in Italy have strong bi-cultural roots which go back even before the birth of Christ, when the Jews already had an alliance with the Roman Empire. Under the leadership of...

Winners of the National Jewish Book Awards

Winners   Everett Family Jewish Book of the Year Award   SIX DAYS OF WAR June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East By Michael B. Oren Oxford University Press Anthology   CULTURES OF THE JEWS...

A True Story Never Told

A great many Jew knows the story of how the Danes rescued 8,000 Jews from the Nazi's by smuggling them to Sweden in fishing boats. Very few Jews, including me, until yesterday, know the...

Hagadda for Shavuot

Shavuot, the end of a "seven times seven" days countdown, is finally here, and it brings you this Haggadah. Shavuot's main tradition is the Tikkun Leil Shavuot. On Shavuot's night, people around the world will...

Some remarkable Jews in Southern Africa … and other stories

Preamble: Browsing through my copy of Eric Rosenthal's "Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa" fifth edition, I was struck by the many entries of Jewish interest in the affairs of our country that had warranted inclusion...

Astronautique: Arieh Sternfeld, génie inconnu en Occident

En 1957, le lancement par l'Union soviétique du premier satellite artificiel stupéfia le monde entier. Cette victoire de la science était basée sur les recherches d'un astronauticien génial, presqu'inconnu en Occident, Arieh...