Shavuot reminds us of community and coexistence

Shavuot reminds us of community and coexistence

By Houda Nonoo The Ten Commandments – central to the theme of the holiday – are prevalent in all the Abrahamic religions and are perhaps one of the most obvious expressions of coexistence. On Shavuot, one of the three pilgrimage festivals, we will celebrate the giving...
18 MINUTES OR LESS

18 MINUTES OR LESS

It was to be a first. In 2020 the Abraham Accords that would soon open diplomatic relations with numerous countries in the Persian Gulf were still a dream, but there were a handful of brave Jews living in the Muslim countries of the Persian Gulf — and they would be...
Erster Mazza-Back-Anlass

Erster Mazza-Back-Anlass

775 Pfund Mazzen, fast 20 Prozent mehr als im Vorjahr, werden produziert. Die Vereinigung jüdischer Gemeinden des Golfs (AGJC), eine Schirmgruppe jüdischer Gemeinden des Golfs auf der Arabischen Halbinsel, organisiert nächste Woche verschiedene Anlässe zum...
Baking Matzah in the Gulf

Baking Matzah in the Gulf

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC) has announced that it will bring matzah-making to several Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries ahead of Pesach, which begins on Friday, April 15. Additionally, the AGJC, the umbrella organization for the Jewish...
In first, AGJC to bring matzah-making to Gulf

In first, AGJC to bring matzah-making to Gulf

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities has also arranged for the shipment of 775 pounds of matzot to be distributed throughout Gulf Cooperation Council states, representing a nearly 20% increase as compared to Passover last year. The Association of Gulf Jewish...