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Tel Aviv’s Great Synagogue is Being Renovated

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Built in the 1920s, Tel Aviv’s Great Synagogue is getting a facelift. Its historic architecture will be smoothly reconstructed to a Bauhaus-like facelift, and a new building section will be added as a visitors’ center to make its history accessible to the public. The Great Synagogue is one of the spots on the historical Tel…

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Anita Winter Awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

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In February, Anita Winter, Founder and President of the Swiss Gamaraal Foundation, received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The German Ambassador to Switzerland presented the Federal Cross of Merit saying, “For you, dear Ms. Winter, as the second generation of Holocaust survivors, it is a matter close to your heart…

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Let Holocaust Memorial Day Mark Our Liberation

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My dad doesn’t talk about it, and his parents never talked about it. It makes our family history blurry, despite the fact that I can feel the third-generation trauma in my blood. It’s as if the memories flow deeply through my veins, and while I can’t recall the stories, I sense the deep sorrow that…

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Corona Chaos Escalates in Israel

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This past week has seen an escalation of sorts in Israel. As of Sunday, Ben Gurion Airport was shut down for at least two weeks, and the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc within the country’s borders. While over 2.7 million Israelis have received the vaccine, half of them the full dose, there are still people…

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Another Lost Tribe: Bnei Menashe Returns to Israel

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Imagine finding a long-lost cousin from across the globe. Now imagine discovering an entire tribe. That’s exactly what happened when Rabbi Michael Freund received a heartfelt letter on his desk in 1993. The letter was from a group called Bnei Menashe, a long-lost sect of the 12 tribes, who live on the edges between Burma…

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