Daily Archives: Wednesday December 13th, 2017

Damascene Jews – General Information& Highlights

Jews living in Damascus basically belong to two main groups: The Sephardi, who have fled the Iberian Peninsula, especially Spain and Portugal and took refuge in Syria after the Al-Hambra Decree forced the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, and the Mizrahi Jews, a generic term for the Jews with a relatively longer history in the region that is ...

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The Greatest of the Great in History

Mohammad used to meet the weak with a smiling face. He was magnanimous towards arrogant people, tolerant towards companions. He attended every funeral, and he never displayed the pomp of kings and sultans. He refused to be particularly glorified. He used to accept the invitation of slaves to food, and never asked a slave to do something if he had ...

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