Tag Archives: Jewish History

Dr. Daniel Tsadik

Remembering a Modern Exodus

Revel Lecture Explores the Rich History and Culture of Jews in Arab Lands Commemorating the 1948 forced exodus of nearly a million Jews from Arab countries, Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Sephardic Community Program partnered with the Consul General of Israel in New York to pay tribute to the rich

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Remembering the Rich Jewish Traditions of Arab Lands

December 5 Revel Lecture Will Explore Jewish Exodus From Arab Countries To mark the annual commemoration of the exodus of Jews from Arab countries, Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Sephardic Community Program will partner with the Consulate General of Israel in New York to present a lecture and discussion on

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Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus

Professor Steven Fine Reflects on Jewish View of Menorah Depicted on the Arch of Titus Through the Ages It is hard for me to look up at the menorah of the Arch of Titus in Rome without feeling deep emotions. This is especially true at Hanukkah—and especially this Hanukkah, when stabbings in Jerusalem, the murder

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The Gates of Gath

For Professor Jill Katz, Archaeological Discovery Sheds Light on Heroics of King David A few weeks ago, my teenage son excitedly announced that “[my] archaeological site was trending on Facebook.” No matter that soon so many other stories would overtake it.  My existence and work were certified at that moment. “My” archaeological site is Tell es-Safi, the

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