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Alexander the Jew

By On May 16, 2012

Many Jewish names are passed from generation to generation. There are Eastern European names like Mendel or Yenta, Israeli names like Erez or Tal, and then there are the classical names of Jewish heroes–like Solomon, Daniel, or Alexander. Yes,… Read More


The Jews of the Ionian Sea

By On April 7, 2011

  In a remote part of Greece off the Ionian Sea, a small population of Jews–the Romaniotes–have lived for more than 2,300 years. According to legend, a slave ship carrying hundreds of… Read More