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The Original Jews Of The Ghetto

8 Shevat 5777 – February 3, 2017
A reconstruction of the Ghetto in its various historical phases makes it possible to see exactly how the quarter grew...

Exhibition: The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards from Eastern Europe to Downtown Manhattan

20 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

‘Venice, Jews and Europe 1516-2016’ Opens in Venice

13 Sivan 5776 – June 19, 2016
The first ghetto's area was defined by two gates which were opened in the morning to the sound of the bell in St. Mark’s belfry, and closed at midnight by four Christian keepers, paid by the Jews.

A Soldier’s Mother: From the River to the Sea; from the Ghetto to the...

27 Nisan 5776 – May 5, 2016
Tonight, as I sit here, a memorial candle burning nearby, I check the news. Five mortars were fired at Israel today

Venice Jews Mark 500th Anniversary of World’s First Ghetto

18 Adar II 5776 – March 28, 2016
Venetian Jews say the 500th anniversary of the world's first ghetto may present a lesson for new Muslim refugees.

Sacrifices of Peace

21 Elul 5773 – August 26, 2013
Eventually Prime Minister Rabin, who had offered up so many Israelis as sacrifices of peace, was privileged to himself became a sacrifice of peace.

Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 10, 2013
A Vilna Ghetto survivor and partisan fighter whose restaurant in Melbourne became a meeting place for the postwar survivor community died on Saturday at...

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