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Swedish synagogue: Burning objects thrown – CNN

| December 11, 2017

Three men, all in their twenties, have been detained for questioning in relation to the Saturday night incident, police said. Spokeswoman Ulla Brehm said that police received reports shortly after 10 p.m

Neo-Nazis marched past their synagogue chanting Sieg Heil …

| December 11, 2017

As a Jewish musician sang a prayer for healing, Beth Epstein started to cry. She didnt realize how broken she felt until now

Many Sephardic Jews Arent Actually Sephardic The Forward

| November 27, 2017

During my childhood in the 1960s and 70s in the USSR, the only books published about Jews were ideological works that criticized Zionism, Israel and what the Soviets considered the national Jewish mentality. As you might imagine, thanks to these books, many of us had a totally distorted picture of our true origins as Jews

The Talmud | ReformJudaism.org

| November 21, 2017

The Talmud (Hebrew for study) is one of the central works of the Jewish people. It is the record of rabbinic teachings that spans a period of about six hundred years, beginning in the first century C.E. and continuing through the sixth and seventh centuries C.E

Charlottesville Police Refused to Protect Synagogue From …

| October 15, 2017

The Jewish community in Charlottesvillehired armed security to protectits synagogue for the first timeafterlocal police declined to provide a guard for the site despite hundreds of white supremacists congregating on the town over the weekend fora rally that resulted in the murder of counter-protester Heather Heyer. Alan Zimmerman, president of the Congregation Beth Israel in the Virginia town, wrote a blog postpublished on Monday evening following the violent scenes on Saturday that resulted in a car-ramming attackthat took place just 200 feet from the place of worship. He described the fearhe felt in the presence of white supremacists, who rallied aroundanti-Semitic slogans, as 40 members of the community prayed in the synagogue, withoutsupport from the local authorities

Touro Synagogue History

| September 22, 2017

Origins First Jews in Newport. The small but growing colony of Newport, Rhode Island received its first Jewish residents in the 17th century, possibly as early as 1658. The earliest known Jewish settlers arrived from Barbados, where a Jewish community had existed since the 1620s

Economy crumbles, Venezuela’s Jews emigrate – Intermountain Jewish News

| August 25, 2017

Michal Levy and her three children, with Debbie Ashkenazi, right, of IFCJ, at Ben Gurion Airport.

This iconic San Francisco synagogue is no longer ‘just’ for LGBT Jews – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 24, 2017

Rabbi Mychal Copeland took over as spiritual leader of Congregation Shaar Zahav in July. (Norm Levin/J

Good deeds performed during Tamarac synagogue’s Mitzvah Day – Sun Sentinel

| August 24, 2017

Mitzvahs recently abounded at Temple Beth Torah Sha’aray Tzedek in Tamarac. Some of the projects the volunteers participated in during TBTST’s recent mitzvah day/open house included decorating Rosh Hashanah apple plates for needy Jewish residents, bringing school supplies for children in foster care and assembling sandwiches for a local feeding program.

Window on a changing world: Synagogue to be razed but star will … – Worcester Telegram

| August 23, 2017

Paula J. Owen Correspondent @PaulaOwenTG GARDNER – The stained-glass Jewish star on a building near City Hall on Main Street has been an important reminder of Gardner’s Jewish heritage, so when news spread that the synagogue building had been sold, people contacted the bank that purchased it to urge the buyer to somehow maintain its history. Jonathan A


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