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Finding serenity in an ancient Cairo mosque

Apr 16, 2016

Finding serenity in an ancient Cairo mosque

Amid Cairo's cramped mass of humanity and traffic, with its incessant honking and haggling, visitors will be hard-pressed to find some solitude. However, if you're willing to go off the beaten tourist track a bit, serenity can be found. The expansive Mosque of Ahmed Ibn ...

Jan 16, 2015

Attack on Kosher market in Paris deepens fears among European Jews

The killing of four French Jews at a kosher market in last week's terror attacks by Islamic extremists in Paris has deepened fears among European Jewish communities shaken by rising anti-Semitism and feeling vulnerable due to poor security and a large number of potential ...