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UNESCO Awards Heritage Status to German Jewish Centers; Hamodia.com

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World Heritage Site status was awarded to the Roman Limes along the Rhine River and Germany’s Jewish cultural heritage by UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural body said on Tuesday. The relevant committee took the decision at its meeting in the Chinese city of Fuzhou, awarding the coveted recognition to the German cities of Mainz, Worms and Speyer as one of the cradles of Jewish culture in Europe.

Source: UNESCO Awards Heritage Status to German Jewish Centers | Hamodia.com