Simhah Viterbo was following “a long tradition of Italian Jewish women who made splendid textiles for their synagogues.”
The couple faces charges for exhibiting firearms and tampering with evidence.
The statement did not mention either Louis IX’s crusades in Egypt and Tunisia or the policies he established that forced Jews from France.
Some time after King Louis IX returned to France from his first Crusade in 1254, an anonymous French Jew wrote a letter to the king, who would become the only French monarch to ever be canonized in the Catholic Church.
“I never thought about it until now. Makes them easier to share.”
A traditional synagogue focused on outreach to the unaffiliated, with a diverse range of observances among members.
In troubling times, some of this season’s most important artistic events are those that will elicit sorrow over joy. The mix is essential.
Alzado Harris was arrested after police matched DNA found in a jacket left at the February 2017 vandalism at the Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery.
Police officers reportedly surrounded the Central Reform Congregation and threatened to fire tear gas at the protesters inside.
Set to open in 2019, Covenant Place will combine affordable apartments with medical and social services—everything from doctors to hairdressers.