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Middle Eastern Jews

UNESCO Makes a Stand on 'Cultural Cleansing'

Lyn Julius | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Lyn Julius

In collaboration with the Iraqi authorities, UNESCO has called for utmost vigilance from the world's great museums, the art market, Interpol and other partner organizations in the fight against illicit traffic and has shared information relevant to Iraq's cultural heritage with all parties involved in air strikes.

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.

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...