What is Passover? In the dim reaches of history, there were two holidays, celebrating the spring and animal sacrifice. Today that have merged into a single one with nationalistic overtones.
The Jew who built Berlin: Berlin would look different today if it weren’t for master builder Adolf Sommerfeld, who helped give the city a face-lift starting in the 1920s.
Byzantine mosaic from 596 AD uncovered in Negev. Previously unknown monastery floor features unique aspects.
Medieval treasure won’t return to Jewish heirs: Medieval artifacts that the Nazis allegedly acquired from Jews under duress need not be awarded to the original owners’ heirs, a German arbitration panel has ruled.
The wind that shook prestate Israel’s emigrants to Crimea: In 1928, around a hundred Jews left Mandatory Palestine for Crimea, then an outpost of Stalin’s Russia. Not the greatest idea.
When Ukraine was run by Jews: Once upon a time, the Khazar Kingdom’s ruling elite decided Judaism was the one true religion.
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