El Templo Libertad, a Byzantine-Style Synagogue Full of History

El Templo Libertad, a Byzantine-Style Synagogue Full of History
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August 4th, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 0
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Jewish London heritage tours

Jewish London heritage tours
London has a fine jewish heritage, but it’s not always apparent on the surface. There was never a ghetto in London, as there was in Rome, Warsaw or Venice, and in areas like the East End some of the Jewish history is well hidden. “Go east London” has a series of tours that take you round London’s Jewish sites. Diane Burstein and Rachel Kolsky are both blue badge guides, having passed the exams that are run by the tourist board, and have tours on a variety of themes. Some are...
April 24th, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
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Mokum: Amsterdam’s Jewish Name

Mokum: Amsterdam’s Jewish Name
... Jews live in the city, many of them in the Buitenveldert region and in the neighbouring town of Amstelveen. When you walk through Amsterdam, the jewish heritage is apparent. Bijenkorf, De Bonnetrie and Metz department stores all had Jewish founders. So did the Tuschinsky cinema. The Diamond Exchange and the Gassan Diamond Factory are examples of continued Jewish involvement in the diamond industry. Three museums in Amsterdam reveal Jewish history and culture: 1. The Jewish Historical Museum housed...
January 2nd, 2010 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 1
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Dream Away in Amsterdam’s Tuschinski Theatre

Dream Away in Amsterdam’s Tuschinski Theatre
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December 6th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 1
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The War Diary of Klaartje de Zwarte-Walvisch

The War Diary of Klaartje de Zwarte-Walvisch
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November 23rd, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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