Pope Francis meets with Jewish leaders to mark Rosh Hashana

Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with  delegation of 40 world Jewish leaders at the Casa Santa Marta.  The gathering was in honor of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.   Among those attending the event were World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder, Latin American Jewish Congress President Jack Terpins, WJC Treasurer Chella Safra and Read More

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Tuvia Ruebner: a modern Israeli poet

Tuvia Ruebner is a well-known modert Israeli poet. He was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now the capital of Slovakia) in January 30, 1924, to a German-speaking Jewish family. He became interested in writing as a young boy, but he was only able to attend one year of high school because of anti-Semitic laws that banned Read More

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