Sunday - 10k Femenino Internacional (Valencia Athens Half Marathon, Haspa Marathon Hamburg, Moscow International Half Marathon, Salzburg Marathon.
Steven Plaut, a frequent contributor to The Jewish Press, is a professor at the University of Haifa.In large part that is probably because que regalarle a tu novia por cumpleaños of the secrecy in which she operated, for nearly three decades, as the Harriet Tubman of Syrian Jews.Like so many strange things in this world, this story begins with a Plaut.The Keter or Crown of Damascus is neither as well known nor quite as authoritative as its cousin, the Keter of Aleppo.Three days before the ceremony he was assassinated by Yigal Amir.The first public revelation of her role in the rescues came in 1995, when Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin decided to go public.Rabbi Gunther Plaut, a well-known Toronto figure and distant relative of your humble correspondent, was, in the early 1970s, among the first to bring the plight of Syrian Jewry to the attention of the world.
His book The Scout is available.
Its last page is an incredible calligraphy image of the final chapter of Chronicles in the form of a Kiddush cup.
Syrian Jewry had been reinforced over the centuries by waves of immigrants, including Spanish cachorros que se regalan Jews after the expulsion of 1492 and others from Italy, Sicily and Morocco.
When Judy at last had it safely in her possession in Toronto, the first thing she did was to make sure it was genuine.Outside her family, virtually no one knew what she was doing; even her beneficiaries did not know her name, only rumors about some mysterious woman in Canada managing the operations.Benjamin of Tudela, the famous traveler and writer, visited Damascus in 1170, reporting on a Jewish community there that numbered about 3,000.Sometimes parents in Syria were faced with a Sophies Choice type dilemma, having to select a single child to be taken out in any given ransom or escape operation.Only when they were safe did she allow herself the luxury of beginning the mourning process.
I wasnt going to break any records.
After his victory in the shopping mall event in Jordan Creek, Renaud Lavillenie repeated his success in Des Moines as the action moved to the track at the 105th Drake Relays, and once more, the pole vault indoor world record-holder beat Britains Steve Lewis.