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RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Latin America’s largest synagogue, the 2,000-family Congregacao Israelita Paulista in Brazil, has inaugurated its first female rabbi. Some 200 people attended the … more
My husband Ira and I very much enjoyed our recent trip to Spain. It’s amazing how three religions – Judaism, Islam and Christianity – overlap in this nation. A building may have … more
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Uruguay opened a $20 million video surveillance monitoring center near the tourism capital of Punta del Este with major support from Israeli technology. Those on hand … more
American wins International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem JTA – Yair Shahak of New York City was one of two winners of the International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem. Shahak, 28, … more
PRAGUE (JTA) – Adolf Burger, a Holocaust survivor who was forced by the Nazis to counterfeit British banknotes during World War II, has died in Prague at 99, his family said. Burger, a … more
JTA – World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praised outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for publicly admitting that there is an anti-Israel bias at the international … more
JTA — After a highly publicized search, a Jewish man with a deadly cancer has found a bone marrow donor. On Dec. 6, Adam Krief, a 31-year-old father of three living in Los Angeles, announced … more
I was hoping for a significant religious encounter in Uman, the central Ukrainian city that on Rosh Hashanah is inundated by thousands of Jewish men who journey to the tziyun hakadosh (holy grave … more
JTA – The home of a Jewish professor at Oberlin College was vandalized and a note reading “Gas Jew Die” was left at his front door. The professor has been identified by police as … more
JTA – The Jewish Museum and Chabad-Lubavitch in Berlin have received $2.15 million from a $1.75 billion pot intended for cultural institutions and projects in Berlin, it was announced the week … more
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