Jewish souvenirs in Trani, Italy

Jewish souvenirs in Trani, Italy

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Links to Some Recent Developments

Here are links to some articles about recent Jewish Heritage developments.

BARBADOS. A MAJOR historical Jewish structure was recently uncovered
close to the synagogue in The City. University of the West Indies
students, led by doctoral candidate Michael Stoner, uncovered a mikvah
during an archaeological dig.
http://www.nationnews.com/story/306441874580391.php#

ISTANBUL. Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews.
http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/article.php?enewsid=99002

PORTSMOUTH. History lives on in restored synagogue in Portsmouth. The
former synagogue, which once had about 200 members, officially opens
today as a museum and cultural and community centery.
http://hamptonroads.com/2008/03/history-lives-restored-synagogue-portsmouth

VIENNA. Austrian archaeologists last week announced they had found the
earliest sign of Jewish habitation in Austria, in the form of a silver
pendant they found inside a third-century C.E. grave, which bears the
"Shma Yisrael" prayer.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/965077.html

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