Historical gems around the globe, ranging from a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria are in danger.
Anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on a sign of a synagogue in northern England.
“Our town’s on fire and it’s absolutely devastating.”
Before saying the prayer for healing of the sick, Rabbi Malcolm Cohen asked his congregants at Temple Sinai in Las Vegas if anyone knows someone who was injured in Sunday night’s shooting. Five raised their hands and listed the names of their friends and relatives still hospitalized. Then, when it came time for the kaddish prayer commemorating those who had passed away, seven congregants stood up and named friends and acquaintances that had lost their lives in the attack.
The daughter of the former superintendent of a Manhattan synagogue was among the more than 500 people wounded in the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
The Upper West Side’s ‘shtiebel’s, small informal prayer spaces, are on the rise. And some are VIP.
Whip out your checkbooks, ladies and gentlemen.
How (and what) to read this Yom Kippur: A loving ode to reading during synagogue services.
Freiburg’s Square of the Old Synagogue now has a wading pool on it - where the ruins of a synagogue burned by the Nazis on Kristallnacht once stood.
The Peninsula Sinai Congregation saved a Torah from the Czech town of Olomouc. Now, the Jewish community there is reborn and wants its scroll back.