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Cristobal Colon en la corte de los Reyes Catolicos by Juan Cordero, 1850 Museo Nacional de Arte, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Cristobal Colon i el djudeo-espanyol

Los investigadores ke estudiaron las letras, dokumentos i livros ke eskrivio el deskuvridor del kontinente amerikano se demandan komo es posible ke Colon alkanso un nivel de ekspresion literaria ke desha a la persona...
Yaakov Hagoel, acting chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel Executive, with new Olim from 26 countries who recently joined the J.A.'s Ulpan Etzion in Jerusalem. Photo credit: Elad Brami.

Immigration to Israel up 31 percent in 2021

Immigration to Israel is up 31 percent so far this year, according to data released by Israel’s Aliyah and Integration Ministry and the Jewish Agency for Israel. The data, released ahead of Yom HaAliyah (“Aliyah...
Angel Sanz-Briz. Credit: Centro Sefarad.

Spain seeks descendants of Hungarian Jews saved from Nazis by diplomat

The Spanish government released the names of Hungarian Jews who evaded Nazi persecution with the help of a Spanish diplomat in an effort to find their descendants and share their stories with the world. Yad Vashem recognized Angel Sanz-Briz...
Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

‘Nanny’ Star Fran Drescher Explains Why She Insisted Character Remain Jewish

In new comments, “The Nanny” star Fran Drescher has explained why she insisted that her character on the CBS sitcom would remain Jewish after the network attempted to make the character Italian. “Well, the character...
The Westin hotel in Leipzig, Germany. Source: Tripadvisor.

Hotel in Leipzig, Germany, rebuffs Jewish singer for wearing Star of David

Hundreds of people, some draped in Israeli flags, stood outside the Westin in Leipzig, Germany, on Tuesday night to protest an alleged incident of anti-Semitism at the hotel. Now, at least one major Jewish...

10 years after Iconic Dead Sea Project, International Artist Spencer Tunick Returns to Israel...

www.TheDeadSeaMuseum.com is excited to announce the public opening of a virtual exhibition on October 17 with internationally renowned artist Spencer Tunick that, for the first time, showcases his full range of artworks from the Dead...
Rabbi Moshe Tendler. Courtesy of Yeshiva University/The Commentator.

Jewish ethicist Rabbi Moshe Tendler, 95, leaves medical and religious worlds more enlightened

Listening to Rabbi Dr. Moshe Tendler, who died last week at the age of 95, one never knew what to expect. Laced in scientific language, with biblical quotes and references from the Talmud, the...
Naomi Adler. Credit: Courtesy.

New head of Hadassah: ‘We have the chance to deepen our vision for the...

Naomi Adler’s connection with Hadassah began two decades before she was even born, when noted cantor Hugo Chaim Adler and his wife, Selma, stepped off the ship in New York—a ship that had taken...
“Through the Lens of Faith” works to present the experiences of Holocaust victims and survivors, and how faith helped them persevere, June 2019. Photo courtesy of Daniel Libeskind.

World War II letter connects families of Jewish survivors, Polish farmer who hid them

The descendants of two Holocaust survivors and the farmer who hid them from the Nazis in Poland have connected with the help of a recently discovered post-World War II letter. Karolina Jurzyk, 35, said that...
A view of Florence, Italy. Credit: Boriska Photo/Shutterstock.

Park in Florence, Italy, named after Jewish resistance fighters during Holocaust

A park in Florence, Italy, has been named after a Jewish couple who joined the Nazi resistance during World War II and became prominent members of the local community, The Jerusalem Post reported. The park, close to...