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On Sabbath, October 27, when a gunman murdered 11 Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue, he screamed, “All Jews must die.” The location of this anti-Semitic attack may be new, but the call is as old as the existence of Jews. In every generation, an enemy has risen against the Jewish people or Jewish individuals. fact,…

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Shabbat Candles during the Inquisition

Published September 24, 2018

Shabbat Candles during the Inquisition This week under The Shabbat Project more than one million Jews will circle the world with light – the light of the Sabbath candles – as Jews of every affiliation do their best to keep Shabbat together. The small flames of their Shabbat candles will shine in homes and hearts…

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Presentations include: Lessons from Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan by Zemira Ozarowski Rachel Imenu’s Heritage by Pearl Borow “Acharei HaChagim” is NOW by Sivan Rahav-Meir MarCheshvan: Finding Sweetness in the Bitter – a Personal Story by Julie Levi VeTen Tal uMatar Livracha: Halacha and Hashkafa by Rav Azarya Berzon Lessons from Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan by Zemira Ozarowski…

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“HIDDEN – The Secret Jews of Spain”, an epic historical musical about a courageous converso family trying to preserve its faith during the terror of the Spanish Inquisition, is spreading its dazzle and vitality to the already energized OU Israel Center this season. Two evenings a week, dancers and singers of every age and background rehearse…

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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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