Jews Around the World

Cuba’s Jewish community has rebounded from its low, thanks in part to several dozen converts of Cubans with Jewish roots, and to the 1990s easily of the official line discouraging religious worship. (The Boston Globe)

The famed Jewish quarter in Paris is getting nibbled away. (Herald Tribune)

A surge of antisemitism in the Hungarian media is raising fears for its 100,000 Jews. (Forward)

A report shows a 4-percent annual growth of the Haredi community in the UK of about the past 2 decades, so that 1/3 of British Jews under the age of 18 are Haredi.(Jerusalem Post)

For the first time in sixty years, a Jewish wedding in Shanghai’s historic Ohel Rachel Synagogue.(Jewish Times Asia)

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