At 113 years old, Yisrael Kristal, dubbed the Oldest Man in the World has passed away just one month shy of his 114th birthday. Last year we cebrated Yisrael’s 113th birthday which was followed by his first Bar Mitzvah celebration. When Kristal was 13 which is the standard Bar Mitzvah […]
Source: Sharon Gabay – Art Photographer
The New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany was built 1859–1866 as the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community.
Because of its splendid eastern Moorish style and resemblance to the Alhambra, it is an important architectural monument of the second half of the 19th century in Berlin. This synagogue was one of the few synagogues to survive Kristallnacht, it was badly damaged prior to and during World War II […]