Sofia Synagogue: The Place To Be

The impressive Sofia Synagogue was inaugurated in 1909. It took four years to erect this temple, which is the third largest synagogue in Europe, right behind Budapest's Great Synagogue and the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam. The Austrian architect Friedrich Grünanger designed it. This Bulgarian synagogue is located in the very center of…
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Nancy Wilson: The Big Voice at 81

When Nancy Wilson was born, 81 years ago today, Franklin D. Roosevelt was President, Nazi Germany had not attacked Poland yet, racial segregation was considered "normal" by white America and Martin Luther King was an 8-year-old child. Her father was a worker, her mother a maid. Early on, Nancy's interest in music and in singing developed, since…
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