JBuzz News June 24, 2014: Spanish town named ‘kill Jews’ to seek Jewish studies center

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Spanish town named ‘kill Jews’ to seek Jewish studies center

Source: JTA, 6-24-14

The Spanish town in the process of changing its name because it contains the words “kill Jews” is promoting plans to open a Jewish studies center….READ MORE

JBuzz News June 21, 2014: Jewish Museum Berlin appoints non-Jewish Peter Schafer as new director

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Jewish Museum Berlin appoints new director

Source: The Times of Israel, 6-21-14

Peter Schafer, a German academic who had previously led Princeton University’s Judaic studies program, will take the reins of the Jewish Museum Berlin as of September 1, according to an announcement made Friday….READ MORE