I am a child of the Holocaust. My parents were orphans of the Holocaust. I was born without grandparents. I grew up without grandparents. They were executed in Auschwitz, after having their hair...

B"H In the Book of Shemot, the enslaved Israelites in Egypt gathered together and the great leader of the Jewish people rose up: Moses. Moses first makes his appearance as a three-month old baby and...

At the western end of the great Eurasia, Europe has been the scene of countless wars for centuries, the most violent, deadly and barbaric. Religious wars, clashes due to nationalism, civil wars for...

To the Board of the Jewish Community in Porto, in behalf of Mr. Sam Grundwerg, World Chairman of Keren Hayesod, and Dani Alaluf, Director for Latin America, Portugal and Spain, I would like to take...

I was born in Istanbul and I grew up in a Ladino speaking home. As a Sephardic family we had a distinct identity and culture. I always wondered why our culture was different from the rest of the...

Having lived in and embraced both Portugal and the United States, it is interesting for me to reflect on the contributions of Jewish Culture in both places. Jewish Culture in Portugal and the U.S....