Rabbi Pinhas Punturello Tag

All across Spain and Portugal there are empty indentations on the upper right hand side of door frames upon entering a home. This is where a mezuza was once placed, and it’s a sign that the home once belonged to a Jewish family. A Shavei...

More than 500 years after the expulsion of the Jews from Sicily, Palermo’s small Jewish community is set to celebrate the opening of its first synagogue since the Spanish Inquisition. The synagogue will be built atop the ruins of the former Great Synagogue of Palermo....