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Jews in Arab Lands

A Tour Of Turkey's Synagogues

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion
Mark I. Pinsky

Once there were hundreds of vibrant congregations made up of Jewish goldsmiths, copper and leather workers, commercial traders and diplomats. Today, many of the synagogues are empty, accessible only by appointment with a caretaker.

Finding The Persian Gulf's Only Synagogue

Adam Valen Levinson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Religion
Adam Valen Levinson

It didn't take long for me to realize I had no idea where I was walking. After a few blocks, the bustling lights of the central shopping district gave way to construction and inauspicious quiet. I figured I'd ask around.

Rare Bible Manuscripts Go On Display

AP | By MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion

By MATTI FRIEDMAN, Associated Press JERUSALEM -- Precious Bible manuscripts originating in the Jewish community of Damascus, Syria, went on display...

Surprise, Surprise! Palestinians Won't Recognize Jewish State

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Z. Chesnoff

How does Palestinian negotiator Shaath expect to win Israeli confidence and concessions for peace if Palestinians still refuse to accept Israel's Jewishness?