Jewish Journal

Tag: Rhodes

View the most popular tags overall?

  • On Greek isle of Rhodes, Jews return to celebrate ancient community all but wiped out

    August 17, 2015 | 2:24 pm

    Each summer, tens of thousands of tourists descend on Rhodes, Greece’s easternmost island. They are drawn by the sandy beaches, the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, the casino resorts and the prospect of exploring the medieval walled old city that was built by Crusader knights....

  • Rhodes quake shakes Israel

    July 9, 2012 | 3:04 pm

    An earthquake that originated in Rhodes was felt throughout Israel.

    The 5.7-magnitude earthquake reportedly was felt in both the north and south of Israel, as well as in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

    In May, Israel felt a 5.3-magnitude temblor that originated near Cyprus.

    A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Israel in April 2011.

  • Rhodesli Keep the Faith in L.A.

    By Beverly Gray

    October 6, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As a student at Cal State Northridge more than 30 years ago, Aron Hasson wrote a paper about the Sephardic synagogues of his ancestral homeland, the Greek island of Rhodes. His professor was so taken with Hasson's research that it ended up in a history journal.

    Hasson paid his first...