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December 17th, 2017 - 2:49 am § in Jews, Misc.

Sixth Night of Hannukah: Death of Joseph Ibn Naghrela

On December 30, 1066, the Jewish population of Granada, Spain, fell victim to a massacre by an angry Arab crowd — with an estimated 4,000 killed. The pogrom followed the murder of Joseph Ibn Naghrela, the Jewish vizier to the Berber king of Andalusia.  In Granada, the same morning, Joseph Ibn[...]

December 15th, 2017 - 5:44 am § in Jews, Misc.

Fourth Night of Hanukkah: A call for a true telling of the stories of Israel and Palestine

Just as the history of Hanukkah itself is distorted to make it into something between the Fourth of July and Christmas, the histories  of modern Israel, Palestine and the Weimar Republic  need to be understood if there is to be peace. Eran Spiro FACEBOOK: Just because the British Mandate of Pales[...]

December 14th, 2017 - 2:43 am § in Jews, Misc.

Third Night of Hanukkah

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December 13th, 2017 - 11:36 pm § in Donald Trump, Jews, Misc.

Second Night of Hanukkah: A Seattle Jew Remembers Germany

 Jerry Large / Columnist Seattle’s Franz Wassermann, 96, warns of chilling parallels with Nazi era Originally published December 26, 2016 at 6:00 am Updated December 26, 2016 at 12:07 pm Franz Wassermann, 96, wrote a letter to politicians that he shared with friends and family. (Jerry Large/The S[...]

December 12th, 2017 - 10:26 am § in Jews, Misc.

First Night of Hanukkah

  The real history of Hanukkah’s origins is more complicated. It is as much the tale of a Jewish civil war as it is about successful resistance against foreign interlopers. Daniel Marans, HUFFINGTON POST  What’s more, the miracle of oil ― the inspiration for most of the contemporary hol[...]

December 31st, 2016 - 12:55 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Eighth Night of Hanukkah

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October 19th, 2015 - 11:20 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Three Jews.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Banchi Avraham, Danny Ayanou, and Liraz Madhani are three young Jewish Israeli Ethiopians who volunteered at the Museum this summer. Moment Magazine sat down with the group to learn about their lives in Israel and their experiences at the Museum. Read more:htt[...]

January 7th, 2015 - 11:45 am § in Misc.

The ‘secret Jews’ of Ethiopia emerge from the shadows

For thousands of years, the Bal Ej practiced Judaism in secret – now they are reemerging, and they want to come home to Israel. ISRAELNATIONALNEWS.COM[...]