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Lag BaOmer 5781 – English

Lag BaOmer 5781 – English

The domination of the Roman Empire in Judea in the first century of the Common Era was one of the most terrible chapters in the history of the Jewish people. From the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, the Romans faced a series of sporadic revolts, in their majority badly organised and without success. In the second century of the Common Era, the leader Bar Kochba started a series of organised revolts, spiritually supported by Rabbi Akiva, one of the most renowned sages in the Jewish world, and the Jewish people saw a brief light of hope, of liberation, before the great oppressive force.

Pesach 5781

Pesach 5781

It’s almost time for the Passover dinner and your assembled guests are shifting their interests from Seder to soup. At this moment, you point to the Passover symbols: Pesach, matzah and maror, and sort of begin the meal with what was considered in ancient times “the appetizer”.

Jewish Community of Huánuco in the front lines against Covid-19

Jewish Community of Huánuco in the front lines against Covid-19

Since march 2020, the world has been living in a chaotic health crisis. Covid-19, also known as the Coronavirus, had begun its trip around the world to stay and cause damage. Peru was one of the first countries in Latin America to shut its borders, and, despite the efforts, the country suffered the clashes with the disease with thousands of deaths and collapsed hospitals.