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Libyan Jews fret over Jewish artifacts

— Gina Waldman was forced to flee her native Libya in 1967 as anti-Jewish mobs took to the streets of Tripoli, ...

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Becker, Abramson found JTown to reach Jews in south suburbs

is a new organization focusing on Jews in the south suburbs who are looking for connections to other Jews and to ...

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Labor, choosing Gabbay, gets a boost

Likud still ahead in the polls, but it could be a different ball game — After political newcomer Avi Gabbay’s surprise election ...


 

News

Tripoli's Corinthia Hotel appears behind the abandoned Dar Bishi synagogue in the Libyan capital on September 28, 2011. (Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Jews fret over Jewish artifacts

TRIPOLI — Gina Waldman was forced to flee her native Libya in 1967 as anti-Jewish mobs...

Todays Life

Amy Becker, left, and Cindy Abramson

Becker, Abramson found JTown to reach Jews in south suburbs

JTown is a new organization focusing on Jews in the south suburbs who are looking for...

Features

Rabbi Avraham Schwarz inspecting a cheese factory in Denmark. (Lars Skaaning)

The evolving industry of kosher cheese

By Ben Hartman It’s early morning in the Sardinian countryside and a farmer is milking...

Opinion

The destruction of the First Temple, depicted by Francesco Hayez. (Wikipedia)

Tisha b’Av: Tracing tragedy, part two

Several years ago, in a post entitled “Tracing tragedy,” we explored the claim that...

Leisure

The Anati brothers, from left, Emmanuel, Andrea and Bubi. (Tamar Tal Anati)

Returning to the Italian cave

ROME — Renting a house in the Italian countryside and eating loads of pasta is about as...

Obituaries

Dr. Herzl Melmed, ready to ride

You’re 80? Meet Dr. Herzl Melmed

The first question of the interview — “What is it with you and bicycles?” — makes...