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Jewish Nobel Prize Laureates

Jewish Nobel Prize Winners At least 185 people of Jewish persuasion or Jewish origin have won the Nobel prize – which is more than 20% of the total amount of winners. Remarkable for an ethnic group less than 0.25% of the world’s population. Explanations of this extraordinary success are many but at least Albert Einstein […]

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5 memories of the Jewish Kitchen

It is often strange to see a restaurant or a cookbook portrayed as “Jewish food”. Jewish food is as diverse as Jewish people – Indian and Moroccan spices as well as Russian or Polish influences. But Jewish food – everywhere – a labour of love. Students in cooking school, Jerusalem, Israel, 1960’s Photo: Leni Sonnenfeld […]

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JÓVENES DIPLOMÁTICOS VISITAN EL BEIT HATFUTSOT

  Beit Hatfutsot tuvo, recientemente, el honor de ser la sede de un evento para jóvenes diplomáticos, durante el cual recibieron la visita de representantes de Australia, Canadá, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croacia, Egipto, El Salvador, la Unión Europea, Finlandia, Italia, Japón, Lituania, Jordania, Noruega, Filipinas, Polonia, Rumania, Suecia, Tailandia, Reino Unido y Estados Unidos. […]

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BEIT HATFUTSOT EN EL FESTIVAL “OLIM A JERUSALÉN”

La Municipalidad de Jerusalén ha instituido un festival anual, con el propósito de rendir honores a los nuevos inmigrantes. Este año, el Beit Hatfutsot se unió por primera vez a los festejos y tomó parte de esta importante iniciativa. Más de 1.000 personas se hicieron presentes, incluyendo a inmigrantes de países de habla inglesa, rusa, […]

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Una Historia sobre el Camino

  Este proyecto de David y Hadas Avate, “Sipur al Haderej”, que literalmente significa “Una Historia sobre el Camino”, es una importante iniciativa cuyo objetivo es conectar a israelíes de diversos orígenes, con la historia de la comunidad de judíos provenientes de Etiopía. Los Avates, conjuntamente con grupos e instituciones destacadas de la comunidad, organizan […]

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Young Diplomats Visit Beit Hatfutsot

Beit Hatfutsot recently had the honor of hosting an event for AJC’s Young Diplomats, welcoming participants from Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Egypt, El Salvador, the EU, Finland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Jordan, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Thailand, the UK and the US. Holding a variety of positions at their consulates, these […]

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10 Hollywood Stars You May Have Not Known Are Jewish

Jews are often associated with Hollywood pioneers, manager and producers. But here is a list – not ranking – of some of Hollywood’s most  glamorous and talented Jewish actresses: Zsa Zsa Gabor Zsa Zsa Gabor was a Hungarian-American actress and socialite. Her parents were both of Jewish ancestry. While her mother escaped Hungary during the […]

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Great Jewish Commanders

5 legendary Jewish non-Israeli military commanders Throughout history there have been many inspiring Jewish military commanders – from antiquity, through the struggle against the Nazis, pre-state Israel and the modern I.D.F. Here we meet other legendary Jewish military commanders – from several nations. John Monash – Australia General Sir John Monash GCMG, KCB, VD (27 […]

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Beit Hatfutsot at the “Olim to Jerusalem” Festival

Each year the Jerusalem Municipality honors new immigrants with an annual festival. This year, for the first time, Beit Hatfutsot joined the festivities and took part in this momentous occasion. Over 1,000 participants were in attendance, including new immigrants from English, Russian, Spanish and French speaking countries. The Museum had several items on display, including […]

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Story of a Journey

Story of a Journey   סיפור על הדרך The vision of David and Hadas Avate, “Sippur Al Haderech”, literally meaning a story about the journey, is a grassroots initiative that connects Israelis of various backgrounds with the story of the Ethiopian Jewish community. The Avates, together with leading community groups and institutions, organize evenings for […]

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PREMIO “OR JANUCA 5777”

La Kehila de Madrid otorgo el Premio / Martha Mazo La Kehila de Madrid otorgo el Premio “OR JANUCA” a la Escuela Ibn Gabirol, en reconocimiento por su labor en la transmisión de valores judíos de generosidad, excelencia y compromiso, y en esa oportunidad querian hacer publico el reconocimiento al Beit Hatfutsot por la actividad […]