The service was electrifying, conducted in Hebrew, with some readings in English and Spanish, and enthusiastic communal singing.
Geula Hadray’s story is reminiscent of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt.
Artifacts now on display at a Tel Aviv museum tell the story of flourishing communities in Arab countries and Iran, who sought refuge in Israel in its early years.
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At the world’s only summer camp for descendants of forcibly converted Jews, Oseias Teixeira had numerous first-time experiences.
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain — On this island south of Barcelona, Jews celebrate Purim these days pretty much as they do most anywhere else in Europe — finally.
When the Persian Jews fled to the United States 40 years ago amidst the Iranian Revolution, it was often with a suitcase and a question of when they would return home.
Felix Shamash, was just a teenager when his father, Shoul, was taken from their home in October 1972.
What I learned about memory and inheritance and fallibility, in the land of my forebears.