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  • Seeing Seville

    By Elyse Glickman

    June 4, 2014 | 11:42 am

    In Spain’s fourth-largest city, Seville, the Juderia (Jewish quarter) is a vibrant maze of brightly painted buildings, vest-pocket-sized parks, sidewalk cafes, flamenco-show venues and boutiques. 

    While this should come as no surprise — it is the area’s social and commercial...

  • For Tunisia’s Jews, hope and fears post-revolt

    May 4, 2012 | 10:03 am

    In the Jewish quarters on the Tunisian island of Djerba, only menoras or Hebrew letters painted in blue against the whitewashed walls distinguish a Jewish home from the Muslim family living next door.

    Mainly Muslim Tunisia is home to one of North Africa’s largest Jewish communities....

  • Actors play doctor in Israel during week-long tour

    By Hollywood Jew

    June 20, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    Stars from “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Raising Hope” and “Rookie Blue” were treated to a weeklong tour of Israel courtesy of America’s Voices in Israel and El Al, Israel Airlines.  Kevin McKidd and Sarah Drew (aka Dr. Owen Hunt and Dr. April Kepner on ABC’s “Grey’s...