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  • ISRAEL: New monument pays tribute to old hurt of Iraqi Jews

    When talking about life in the old country, Israel's Iraqi-born Jews acknowledge two eras: before the Farhoud, and after. In June 1941, during the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, nearly 200 of Baghdad's Jews were slain in a killing rampage that......
  • Jewish holiday of Shavuot begins at sundown Tuesday

    Shavuot celebratesĀ the day that God gave the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai more than 3,300 years ago. Shavuot is a time when the Jewish people renew their acceptance of the Torah. The word Shavuot means “weeks” andĀ marks the...