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  • Growing strong: Maimonides Academy to open new building for grades three through eight

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    October 20, 2014 | 11:42 am

    After a decade of dreaming, the staff at Maimonides Academy, an Orthodox Sephardic day school, is nearly ready to make its longtime vision come true and open a new building.

    The 50,000-square-foot, four-story structure — which cost about $20 million, according to Rabbi Aharon...

  • Mumbai synagogue celebrates 150th

    December 21, 2011 | 4:57 pm

    A synagogue in Mumbai, India, celebrated its 150th anniversary.

    The Magen David Synagogue in Byculla was built in 1861 by David Sassoon, who was the treasurer of Baghdad between 1817 and 1829 and the leader of the Jewish community in Bombay after Baghdadi Jews emigrated there.