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Jews Around the Globe
In 1887, Mexico announced it would accept 5,000 Russian Jews if they were willing to settle uncultivated land owned by the government.
The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.
The land where Hitler once ruled has a burgeoning Jewish community.
While all Jews have roots in the Middle East, Mizrahi Jews never left it.
Amsterdam became a haven for Jewish refugees from the Inquisition.
An Ethiopian Jewish holiday held 50 days after Yom Kippur.
Although most jews from core areas of this country survived, those in Bulgarian-occupied territories were deported to death camps.
More than 60,000 Greek Jews — out of a prewar population estimated at 72,000 — were murdered by the Nazis.
Though often confused with Sephardic Jews, Mizrahi Jews have a separate Middle Eastern heritage.
Sephardic memory and tradition at Shavuot.
Or, the story of how the so-called marranos returned to Judaism.
Piecing together legends and stories.