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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 games and...

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 Judah Maccabeus,...

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...

Arie Sternfeld, genio de la astronáutica

En 1957, el lanzamiento del primer satélite artificial, el Sputnik, realizado por la Unión Soviética, estremeció al mundo. Este triunfo de la Ciencia se debió a los cálculos de un genio de la astronáutica,...

Astrophysics: Ari Sternfeld, genius unknown in the West

In 1957, the successful launching of Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, by the Soviet Union, astonished the world. This victory of science was based on the research of a genius little know in the...

Inaugurado por el príncipe, El Museo Sefardí de Toledo reabre sus puertas tras...

TOLEDO.- El Príncipe Felipe ha inaugurado el Museo Sefardí de Toledo, que reúne 1.253 piezas de los orígenes del pueblo judío y que ha permanecido dos años cerrado para acometer una primera fase de...

Some customs for the holiday of Hanoukah

1)The custom in Egypt was not to say Sidouq HaDin all 8 days of Hanoukah. 2)The custom amongst all Middle Eastern and North African Jewish communities is to only use pure olive oil for the...