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Oporto museum unveils new exhibit on historic Operation Entebbe

Oporto museum unveils new exhibit on historic Operation Entebbe

In initiative to bring young Jews closer to Israel, the Jewish Museum of Oporto opens permanent exhibit on historic Operation Entebbe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 13:21
Europe: Synagogues sold for next to nothing

Europe: Synagogues sold for next to nothing

In Eastern Europe, historic synagogues are sold for the price of a used car.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/03/2021 08:55
Jewish heritage sites in Syria and Iraq have been destroyed, report says

Jewish heritage sites in Syria and Iraq have been destroyed, report says

Nearly half the Jewish sites in Syria have been ruined. The fate of most Iraqi sites is unknown.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/06/2020 08:23
New town to be built on historical site?

New town to be built on historical site?

Important historical military and Christian site may be devastated by a new plan to build a town over the ruins.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2018 21:01
Senators work to keep Jewish artifacts in US

Senators work to keep Jewish artifacts in US

Bipartisan group of senators discussing bill to keep Iraqi Jewish Archive in US.JTA, 19/07/2018 11:19
This man has an unofficial El Al museum - in his home

This man has an unofficial El Al museum - in his home

The '#1 fan' of Israel's national airline has over 40,000 pieces of memorabilia.JTA, 26/05/2018 21:18
What are Europe's synagogues currently being used as?

What are Europe's synagogues currently being used as?

New map shows locations of thousands of synagogues - as well as the current, and surprising, use of those buildings.Guy Cohen, 16/03/2018 13:23
Lighting Hanukkah candles at ancient synagogue in Arab town

Lighting Hanukkah candles at ancient synagogue in Arab town

Har Hevron residents light Hanukkah candles in ancient Eshtemoa synagogue, located in an Arab town.Eliran Aharon, 18/12/2017 14:11
250 Jews visit Elonei Mamreh

250 Jews visit Elonei Mamreh

Hevron institution organizes tour for hundreds of Jews visiting rarely-opened historical site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 14:36
Historic Maine synagogue to be turned into high-end apartments

Historic Maine synagogue to be turned into high-end apartments

Communities bid farewell to two historic synagogues sold to developers planning to raze them, build high-end apartments.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 11:56
This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

Abravanel Bible survives Portuguese Inquisition by hiding from censors, is discovered years later in perfect condition.JTA, 19/10/2017 13:53
'Jewish documents should be given to Israel, not Iraq'

'Jewish documents should be given to Israel, not Iraq'

US government plans to return ancient Jewish documents to Iraq, Israeli forum asks they be transferred to Israel instead.JTA, Itamar Tzur, 18/09/2017 09:24
Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

Researchers track 50,000 ancient Hebrew words and phrases from Dead Sea Scrolls and ancient texts, begin writing definitions.AFP, 14/09/2017 08:19
Putin hands Netanyahu historical Bible

Putin hands Netanyahu historical Bible

Russian President Putin hands PM Netanyahu first-ever Bible printed with Rashi commentary; Netanyahu to place it in National Library.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2017 14:31
'An Historic opportunity on the Table'

'An Historic opportunity on the Table'

Political analyst discusses why we're in an historic time for peace., 27/04/2017 12:18