The Gerard Doustraat Synagogue in Amsterdam, opened in 1892 survived the Holocaust to be reopened after Liberation Day and finally restored to its original shape in the early 1990′s. 19 more words
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Because of local community choices, I have been reluctant to discuss violence against the cultural property of minority communities in Ukraine.
R. Akiva called the Song of Songs the Holy of Holies. And there the Beloved is, in this image-rich picture of a human-not-so-human presence in the midst of the garden sanctum –head, arms, torso, legs, made up of bright precious metals and stones. 156 more words
As the Mrs. mentioned previously, our flight to Washington Dulles was delayed and so we missed a connection and lost a night in Prague. After it was determined we’d be a day late, I emailed our hotel to explain that we would be slightly delayed and we set about re-organizing the trip the Mrs. 2,081 more words
I am a Jew. I was confirmed in the Episcopal Church, attended a Jesuit college, know The Lord’s Prayer and The Nicene Creed by heart and have never been inside a synagogue for any other purpose besides watching a friend or relative get bar or bat mitzvahed, but still I am a Jew. 960 more words