#Synagogues

News | Jewish Community

As Officials Ease Coronavirus Restrictions, Synagogues Show Caution - Going beyond the letter of the law to protect life

A sign attached to the padlocked door of the Shas Chevra Lubavitch synagogue in Budapest, Hungary, reads: “To fulfill the mitzvah of ‘you shall guard your lives very well,’ the synagogue is closed. Everyone is requested to pray individually at home.” (Photo: Alef/Vamos)

Politics | Politics

Trump Signs Bill to Help Boost Synagogues, Other Non-Profits Against Potential Attacks

US President Donald Trump addresses US mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, January 24, …

News | News

In Arab Countries, Restoring Synagogues Means Never Saying Sorry for Past Crimes

The interior of the Eliyahu HaNavi synagogue in Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: World Monuments Fund. JNS.org – Last week, to much …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

A Sydney suburb bans construction of a synagogue because of terrorism fears

Jewish leaders said the decision, “effectively placed in jeopardy the future of Jewish life in Australia."

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500 Years of Jewish Life in Venice - The New York Times

A journey into one of the world’s oldest Jewish ghettos, where this year a long, rich history is commemorated.

News | Jewish Community

In Wake of Nashville Synagogue Shooting, Security Intensifies at Jewish Institutions - Second anti-Semitic incident in a

Heightened security precautions are in place at Jewish institutions in Nashville after a bullet was fired Monday morning at a synagogue in the Tennessee capital.