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Shavuot–Its Origins, Significance, Customs…and a Story

6 Sivan 5774 (03/06/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why are dairy foods traditionally eaten on Shavuot?

Shavuot is the Hebrew word for “weeks” and refers to the Jewish festival marking the … Leer más

Michael Stolowitzky – Gertruda’s Oath: A child, a Promise, and a Heroic Escape During World War II

28 Iyyar 5774 (27/05/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How did Michael Stolowitzky first travel to Israel?

Michael Stolowitzky was born in Warsaw, in 1936, the only son of a wealthy Jewish family. When … Leer más

N.CH** on the Costa del Sol: Spain’s Only Kosher Hotel

14 Iyyar 5774 (13/05/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – THIS WEEK’S TRIVIA QUESTION: When was the N.CH Kosher hotel first opened, and how many guests can it accommodate?

The two-star N.CH. Hotel is the only kosher hotel in … Leer más

Torremolinos: A Jewish Community on Spain’s Costa del Sol

6 Iyyar 5774 (06/05/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Torremolinos is a municipality on Spain’s Costa del Sol, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga. A poor fishing village before the growth in tourism beginning in the late … Leer más

American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco

30 Nisan 5774 (29/04/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – THIS WEEK’S TRIVIA QUESTION: What three ways could people get from the east coast of the United States to San Francisco before the transcontinental railroad was built? In the mid nineteenth century gold was … Leer más