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Wednesday March 4: Ta’anit Esther 3:45 PM: Shiur by Rabbi Ephraim Sprecher: Purim’s Legacy. Be Happy with Your Lot! 5:00 PM Mincha and short shiur 6:00 PM Ma’ariv and refreshments   Please note that we will have collection plates for Zeicher l’Machatzit HaShekel and Matanot L’Evyonim which will be distributed on Purim.   Thursday March 5:…

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PUT A SMILE ON A SOLDIER’S FACE FOR PURIM     They defend the State of Israel all day, every day. Now you can do something nice for them in return. How can you contribute to this campaign? Fill out this form and make OU Israel your Shaliach to give Mishloach Manot. Our goal this year…

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There are two sides to Rehovot (population 114,000). The side that is well known includes the Weizmann Institute of Science, home of three Nobel Prize winners, and the Hebrew University’s Faculty of Agriculture. The neighborhood of Ushiot (“foundations”) is on the other side of town. It’s a Project Renewal neighborhood. It’s the kind of neighborhood…

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Rabbi Aryeh Stern was elected Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Yerushalayim on October 22, 2014. A student of Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook, Rabbi Stern filled an 11-year vacancy that was created by the death of Rabbi Yitzhak Kolitz ז”ל in 2003. The chief editor of the Halacha Brura and Berur Halacha Institute, he is recognized as being…

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By Rabbi Avi Berman, Executive Director of OU Israel Tuesday was an extremely sad day for Klal Yisrael (People of Israel). It was a day on which I was among thousands of mourners who ascended to Har Hamenuchot (Mount of the Rested) for the joint funeral of our four holy brothers. Four Jews who were horrifically murdered while buying…

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:15 AM – 5:30 PM See Tel Aviv as never before with with Abraham Silver tour guide and lecturer in architecture at The Hebrew University. Start the day with a walking tour of the Neve Tzedek and neighborhood and Rothschild Boulevard to understand the nature of this Jewish City. On to the port of Tel Aviv for a picnic lunch and have some time to experience Nachlat…

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Published January 12, 2015
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By Zvi Volk The massive demonstration in Paris on Sunday was an impressive day that will long be remembered. With an estimated 1.5 million people walking in central Paris to demonstrate against terrorism, this was the largest demonstration France has seen since the end of World War II. If you add the totals of similar…

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