Once home to thousands of Jews, about whom George Orwell complained.
Saying kaddish for a rust-belt congregation.
The Jews of Squirrel Hill didn’t follow their coreligionists elsewhere into the suburbs.
The Jews of Dubai.
Jonah, the Tower of Babel, and Noah’s ark.
Once home to a large, if overlooked, community.
The twilight of the once-great communities of the Silk Road.
It does shed light on synagogues before the Temple’s destruction.
A piece of 18th-century baroque architecture.
The biblical spies in Ḥuqoq.
And the site of a heroic fight against the Romans.
It bullies other Muslims and has little interest in tolerance.
The ruins at Baram.