The Jewish Community of Los Angeles

After New York City, Los Angeles has the highest Jewish population in the United States, numbering at 662,450 - making it the fifth largest on the planet!

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Bazaar: Treasures of the Islamic World

The Islamic World is full of unusual and fascinating treasures which reflect its rich and diverse culture, and also its interesting history.

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Great Explorers: Arctic

Arctic exploration has existed for millennia but gained renewed prominence following the onset of the Age of Discovery.

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Great Explorers: The Americas

Oddly enough, the colonisation of the Americas occurred almost by accident, with the majority of these voyages motivated by the desire to seek an alternative...

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Heinrich Barth approaching Timbuktu on September 7th 1853 as depicted by Martin Bernatz

Article: Great Explorers Of Africa

A number of eager explorers from all over the world became drawn to Africa in the 19th Century, enticed by its untapped potential, with their exploits...

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Marrakech: The City of Love & Water

To immerse yourself in the culture of Marrakech, take a dip into the city’s legacy of innovation when it comes to supplying itself with water.

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Great Explorers: Asia

Asia very much represented the first frontier of European exploration due to both its geographical proximity and the fact that it was the only other similarly...

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Great Explorers: Pacific

European exploration of the Pacific Ocean was non-existent until the early 16th Century as Portuguese traders thrived on its western edges.

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Great Explorers: Antarctica

Perhaps the apex of intense exploration, Antarctica represented the most trying and brutal of conditions for explorers, which made it an enticing yet dangerous...

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