The ceremony to rededicate the synagogue museum is part of an effort by the Moroccan government to restore Casablanca’s Old Medina. A grant by the government of about $844,000 funded most of the restorations.
Ivanka Trump, the Jewish daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, and her husband Jared Kushner are reportedly looking into which Washington, DC synagogue congregation to join before they move to the capital for the tenure of Trump’s presidency.
Three Palestinian teenage would-be terrorists were apprehended on Sunday morning as they approached a Jerusalem synagogue, presumably intent on carrying out an attack with sharpened scissors and spoons that they had taken from their kitchens.
In this short clip, you’ll visit the inside of the Hurva Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. Built in the early 1700’s, this magnificent synagogue was twice destroyed by the Arabs, only to be rebuilt each time, a sign of Jewish continuity and hope.