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This Rosh Hashana was special for the emerging Jewish community in Cuba for various reasons, but they all stem from the fact that Rabbi David Córdoba is the new emissary there.    Born in Cuba himself, Córdoba emigrated to Israel in 2018 after his own personal quest...

As the fast of Tisha B'Av was beginning, relief agencies in Colombia were working overtime attending to various emergencies from unusually heavy rains that led to the evacuation of 66 homes in Bello and the flooding of businesses in Copacabana. The sudden rise flooded nearly...

The Jewish-Portuguese cemetery in Hamburg is an extraordinary example of the Portuguese presence in the world, where history confirms the well-known ability of the Portuguese to adapt to the most unexpected contexts and situations....

[caption id="attachment_149114" align="alignleft" width="141"] Ronit Treatman[/caption] Author Ronit Treatman grew up in Venezuela, only to discover, decades later, that many of the Catholic families she grew up with are actually descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish communities forced to convert during the Inquisition. Ronit, who lives in...

When Shavei Israel announced the publication last week of its new book in Spanish, Do You Have Jewish Roots?, we expected a few hundred people to request a free download of the eBook version. But within 48 hours, so many people had clicked to receive...