Michele Sciama, a former secretary-general of the Jewish Community of Milan — the city’s local Jewish communal life organization — has died of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
I looked to the people around me who I had just met moments ago and saw the threads of life’s tapestry binding us together. It was a connection to my religion that I had never experienced.
China’s Kaifeng Jews date back 1,400 years and have an unlikely ambassador – a teenager from Hong Kong
The dwindling community, which has only 100 practising members in Henan province, was established in AD600. After learning of their existence online, an 18-year-old schoolboy with no Jewish heritage went on a voyage of discovery.
Gershom Sizomu the Uganda’s Bungokho North Member of Parliament has done quite a lot to transform his community and constituency which is located in Mbale district.
They came from around the world, dozens of Jews of Egyptian origin, to celebrate a Sabbath service at the newly renovated 14th-century synagogue in Alexandria.
"Malida" ceremony involves prayer and offerings of fruit and nuts.
In the early 1970s, then-Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef recognized Ethiopian Jews, yet many still encountered difficulty being recognized by the rabbinical system.
The U.S. has the highest rate of incarceration in the world; although the country makes up about five per cent of the global population, it holds nearly a quarter of the world’s prisoners.
Since 1948 and Israel’s establishment, the Jewish community in Egypt dwindled, and the synagogue fell into neglect.