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Yom Kippur & The Secret Jews of Spain

Published September 17, 2018

It is Yom Kippur. It is always Yom Kippur on Sunday night at 7 PM, when the Secret Yom Kippur scene is rehearsed at the OU Israel Center for the new show, “HIDDEN – The Secret Jews of Spain”. The dancers position themselves with white shawls upon their shoulders. The “rabbi” stands downstage with a…

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JCHAT-The Jerusalem Community Hub for Anglos and Torah Presents: Chol HaMoed Sukkot Jam with Yonatan Attias & Tzvi Solomons from Nuriel Band Tuesday evening September 25, 8:00-10:00 pm OU Israel Center Sukka, Corner of Keren HaYesod and Mendele Mocher Sofrim Streets (22 Keren Hayesod) Refreshments will be served This event is for young professionals ages…

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 This shiur is sponsored by Fran Hisler in Loving memory of her dear Mother Devorah bat Avraham ע”ה. May her neshama have an aliyah

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Rosh Hashana & the Hidden Jews

Published August 30, 2018

Throughout the world, Jewish families are preparing themselves for the new year, Rosh Hashana – shopping for holiday delicacies, beautiful dresses, colorful ties, and reading inspirational articles. Jews of all different lands and assorted time periods have always celebrated Rosh Hashana in ways that combined their Jewish heritage and the influence of the country in…

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What’s New At the OU-Start the new year off right  with OU Israel Membership! This is the time of year for new beginnings and here at the OU Israel Center we are gearing up for a new year of activities.  It is also the time of our Membership campaign. We want to invite you to…

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Thirty young professional olim joined JCHAT- The Jerusalem Community Hub for Anglos and Torah- OU Israel’s young professional community for a special Tu B’Av visit to Ella Valley Winery. Upon arrival to the Winery’s beautiful visitors’ center, Rabbi Sam Shor shared an inspirational text based class- “The Power of Love.” Following the class, the group…

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“Eicha. How she sits in solitude. The city that was full of people has become like a widow.” (Eicha 1:1) The prophet Jeremiah is speaking of Jerusalem, a once proud city, turned to ruin with the destruction of the Holy Temple and the fall of its once-mighty citizens. He could have been speaking, rightly, of…

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