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Inscription in Cologne Reveals Toilet in Medieval Jewish Home

  Haaretz reports on the discovery in Cologne late last year of an ancient Hebrew inscription that apparently reveals the location of a toilet in a Jewish home built in 1266 by the wealthy Lyvermann family. The Hebrew inscription on … continue reading →

Germany may nominate Jewish sites for UNESCO heritage list

  For the first time, Germany may submit Jewish heritage sites to UNESCO for consideration for inclusion on UNESCO’s roster of world cultural heritage. According to an article by Charles Hawley in Der Spiegel, four of more than two dozen sites … continue reading →