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Syrian Jews

Syrian Hebrew Bibles Could Spark Ownership Dispute

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 12.08.2014 | Religion

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two decades after Israeli spies helped Syrian Jews whisk ancient Hebrew bibles from Damascus to Jerusalem, Israel's national librar...

A Tribute to Edmond Safra

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 02.19.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

In a word, Edmond Safra was sort of a total Jew. Or, in the literal sense, an absolute Jew. Or, to quote a saying of my friend Benny Lévy, only twisting it a little, a true "Jew of the century."

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...