Iron-Working: A Judaic Heritage

In the 12th Century BCE, hundreds of Israelite villages proliferated in the hills of Canaan. The Iron Age likewise appeared, coinciding with Israelite settlement. A vivid picture of the agronomic and industrial intelligence of the...

The Catalonia Disputation

The story is told about a disputation which took place in a Catalonia in the fifteenth century. The lord and the archbishop of the province challenged the local Jews to an unusual debate. If...

Mazel Tov: Mass Jewish Wedding in Havana

January 22, 2007 Salomon Mitrani sat through his wedding ceremony. After all, at 84 years old he finds it hard to stand. By Cuban law, he has been married to his wife, Pilar, for...

From Auschwitz to Virginia Tech, He survived the camps to save his students lives

As Jews worldwide honored on Monday the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust, a 76-year-old survivor sacrificed his life to save his students in Monday's shooting at Virginia Tech College that...

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...