Representing WIZO Florida, Goldy Retchkiman and Fuente Latina’s Gloria Garces headed to Puerto Rico today with a camera crew from Telemundoand the Mayor of Miami Beach. They arrived with tons of aid and essentials to assist the victims and survivors together with Chabad of Puerto Rico. Their goal is to […]
“My mother was a traditional Jew,” said Natasha. “She’d fast on Yom Kippur, wouldn’t allow bread into our home on Passover, and would pray often.”
But as a young girl, tradition didn’t interest me. I loved music and dreamt of being a famous singer. I wanted to be part of the Soviet cultural scene. My mother tried discouraging me from leaving my roots behind, but I was determined.” “My dream became a reality, singing and […]
Source: JerusalemOnline, GPO Photo by Mark Neyman
Wishing everyone a very happy, healthy and sweet New Year! #RoshHashanah #NewYear #5778 Source: Power of Speech by G
First date is this Wednesday night #RoshHashanah: Begins Wednesday at Sundown
The Great Synagogue of Florence is one of the largest synagogues in South-central Europe, situated in Florence, in Italy.
The synagogue of Florence was built between 1874 and 1882. During World War II Nazis soldiers occupied the synagogue and they used that as a storehouse. In August 1944 retreating German troops worked with Italian Fascists to lay explosives to destroy the synagogue. However, Italian resistance fighters managed to defuse […]
🍯 Wishing Everyone a Sweet New Year Rosh Hashanah: Begins next Wednesday, September 20th at sundown
Source: Esther Coco Berg in Sands Point, New York.
The Portuguese Synagogue is a late 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in Amsterdam, completed in 1675.
The Amsterdam Sephardic community was one of the largest and richest Jewish communities in Europe during the Dutch Golden Age, and their very large synagogue reflected this. The synagogue remains an active place of worship and is also a popular tourist attraction. The Women’s Gallery is supported by 12 stone […]
Source: Bentzi Sasson
During the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, eleven Israeli Olympic team members were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German police officer, by a Palestinian terrorist group. This photo is from the memorial service at Olympic Village. The Olympic competition was suspended for 24 hours to hold memorial […]
Mark your calendars, the Jewish New Year begins at sundown on September 20th. #Elul
Billionaire Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, and his wife Susan promised on Friday to give $36 million to assist in the efforts of rebuilding the city he grew up in.
Michael Dell was born in 1965 in Houston, to a Jewish family whose surname reflects the translation into English of the original German/Yiddish Thal (“valley” or “dale) modern common-noun spelling Tal) upon the family’s immigration to the United States. Charity is nothing new to the Dell family. In 2014, they […]
Perfect shot by @nnssyy Source: @stateofisrael (instagram)
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