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Pesach 5775 פסח All times listed are for Yerushalayim. For other cities, check with local Batei Knesset (synagogues). Leil HaSeder is Leil Shabbat (Friday Night April 3). Hadlakat Neirot is 6:24 PM. Bedikat Hametz is Thursday Night April 2. Final time for eating hametz is Friday April 3 at 10:06 AM. Final time for Biyur…

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Listen to this shiur which was presented to an overflow crowd at the OU Israel Center on Sunday evening, March 22, by Rav Zvi Rimon, Chairman of the Halacha Education Center and Author of “Pesach Haggadah and The Seder Night.” Download the following pdf files to follow the shiur. Use three highlighters to help organize…

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For 20 Yachad Israel members, participating in this year’s Jerusalem Marathon on March 13 was the culmination of a dream. They all ran five or 10 kilometers. From left, first row: Hannah Tessel, from Riverdale, Bronx, President of the Yachad Israel Leadership Board; Suri Goldstock; Mendy Goldstock; Yoel Sterman, Director of Yachad Israel. Second row:…

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Web Guide

Get your complimentary copy with the Friday March 13 edition of The Jerusalem Post. On Friday March 20 the Guide will be available with Torah Tidbits in communities outside of Jerusalem. On Friday March 27 it will be distributed to other communities. Simultaneously this year’s OU Israel Pesach Guide will be available at selected hotels….

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This year’s campaign to send Mishloach Manot packages to IDF soldiers for Purim was the most successful ever. Donors in Israel and the US gave more than NIS 32,000/more than $8,000. The following letter was sent to the offices of OU Israel from one of the soldiers who received a package: My name is Yossi…

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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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