Forward, September 30, 2020 Will the pandemic lockdown inspire Amsterdam to purge the sex and drugs from its historic core and focus more on its Jewish cultural heritage? Some natives hope so — but not necessarily the Jewish community. Like most of its European neighbors, Holland closed its borders during the coronavirus along with its …
(English with German subtitles) Das Rotlichtviertel von Amsterdam gehört für viele zur Stadt wie die Grachten oder das Van-Gogh-Museum. Dennoch gibt es Diskussionen unter den Anwohnern, ob man es nicht vor die Stadt verbannen sollte. Viele hofften, dass Corona dem schnellen Sex ein Ende bereiten würde. Doch davon kann keine Rede sein. Orit Arfa sprach vor Ort mit den Beteiligten.
Orit travels with her daughter Hanna to Stockholm to find out how they bucked the European lockdown trend–and to get a bit of fresh air.
The bearers of these Hanukkah candles aren’t Jewish. In fact, many of them are descendants of avowed Nazis. They are members of TOS Ministries, a church in Tübingen that for the past 10 years has made it a religious mission to redeem the town, the souls of its residents and the Christian faith by connecting Christianity to its Jewish roots, researching personal family history as it relates to the Holocaust and standing up for Israel.
Costa Rica’s the place to be to catch a good wave–and a good falafel.
With the Beijing Olympics over, businessman Sheldon Adelson is reaching for the tourism gold in China.
The city of Nazareth – the Arab capital and Christian stronghold – receives a facelift, thanks to a Jew.
The only completed portion is a small section of the outdoor mall, but among its anticipated 138 stores are Israeli fashion chains and boutique shops, as well as high-end retail outfits like Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Bebe, H. Stern and Ralph Lauren.