Elsewhere: The Jew in the crown, Sephardic on the Hudson, the American rebbe


The Jew in the crown: A photo essay documents what remains of Jewish life in India after most of the community’s members have immigrated to Israel. (Al-Jazeera)

Sephardic on the Hudson: A special section focuses on the Sephardic experience in New York, from culinary traditions to experiments in egalitarian worship. (N.Y. Jewish Week)

The American rebbe: Despite being born in Europe, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, was the “quintessential American rabbi,” Noah Feldman writes. (Bloomberg View)

Hanging on in Tunisia: A 2,000-year-old Jewish community grapples with uncertainty in the wake of Tunisia’s revolution. (N.Y. Times)

Kidnapped teen’s teacher reflects: Rabbi Dov Shachor shares his memories of kidnapped teen Naftali Frenkel, referring to him as “a brilliant student, one of the best I ever had.” (Cleveland Jewish News)

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