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Historic Fortress Unearthed at Helsinki Chabad Site

A markedly historic site neighboring Helsinki’s Presidential Palace of world summit fame being refurbished for a Chabad center just got even more historic with the discovery below its surface of what archaeologists believe are the remains of a 300-year-old wooden...

Discover Torun’s Medieval Charm and Jewish Legacy

This medieval town located in northern Poland is the birthplace of the famed astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, is also known for their gingerbread making as well as being one of the few Polish cities to escape major damage in World War II. The city…

By:  Meyer Harroch

Jewish Ruins of the Rhine

In Mainz, a German city where a Jewish schoolgirl was recently murdered, attempts are underway to recognize its former Jewish glory In recent months, the Rhine city of Mainz captured worldwide headlines for the murder and rape of one of…

By:  Orit Arfa

7 Huge New Tourism Projects Planned in Israel

With tourism on the rise, Israel is investing in significant infrastructure that will revolutionize its travel industry. Check out what’s in store Several exciting infrastructure projects are in the works to make touring Israel more convenient, memorable and accessible. The…

By:  Abigail Klein Leichman

Discover Vienna’s Majestic Jewish Heritage – Part 2

(Continued from last week) Hrdlicka Memorial Near the Opera House stands a large “Monument against War and Fascism” by the artist Alfred Hrdlicka. Among several big symbolic sculptures, it incorporates a bronze sculpture of a bearded Jew on his knees, almost prostrate, covered…

By:  Meyer Harroch

Discover the Majestic Jewish Heritage of Vienna – Part 1

Of all the cities in Europe, Vienna has perhaps the richest and most deeply rooted Jewish heritage. Vienna’s Jewish community has remained vibrant and significant, and today Vienna’s Jewish heritage sites are some of the richest in Europe. It’s impossible to overestimate the contribution of…

By:  Meyer Harroch