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Sinagoga & Zidovski Muzej (Synagogue & Jewish Museum), Dubovnik, Croatia

The following history of the Jewish community in Dubrovnik, Croatia, is from the pamphlet Jews in Dubrovnik, published by Dubrovnik Jew Community, Zudioska 3, Dubrovnik: 949 more words

Adriatic Sea

“It’s the entire Jewish story. We were persecuted, we survived, now let’s eat.”


Castelo de Vide - Portugal

This post will leave you stunned. I’ve returned to Portugal, this time with a group of 40 Jews from Israel and America. One place that we visited that was entirely new to me was Castelo de Vide. 678 more words


When the Synagogue Doesn't Fit - Guest Post

Recently, I posted a message about how¬†Jews tend to gather at synagogue when the news stirs up strong emotion. I talked about the value of a “home synagogue” at such times. 409 more words


Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The past couple of weeks has been full of highly emotional events, times of joy and times of anguish. On weeks like these, I am glad I have a synagogue home. 415 more words


And talking about the Feldbergschule.....

The Feldbergschule on the Feldbergplatz is one of those massively forbidding buildings that have survived the onslaughts of bombers and city planners and continue to dominate their surroundings. 130 more words