Israel & Abroad

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Birthright Trip for Those on Previous Programs

There’s exciting news for those who were previously ineligible to go on a free Taglit-Birthright trip to Israel.

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Re-dreaming Jerusalem

The Unorthodox Vision of Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum

by Beth Kissileff | Comments Off on Re-dreaming Jerusalem
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The Siddur Express

It took determination – and a modern-day miracle – to send 80 unused prayer books to a Jewish community across the world.

by Rabbi Sarah Newmark | Comments Off on The Siddur Express
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Historic Conference for Latin American Masorti Community

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A Latin American Powerhouse for the 21st Century

In the last 50 years, Argentina’s Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano Marshall T. Meyer has trained scores of rabbis and invigorated prayer, music, and social action in the Jewish world.

by Rabbi Dr. Richard A. Freund | Comments Off on A Latin American Powerhouse for the 21st Century
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Prisoner of Hope

Despite a discouraging reality, an American Jewish physician is using health care to help heal the Israel-Palestinian divide.

by Andrea Glick | Comments Off on Prisoner of Hope
The brotherhood of Temple Israel (in Sharon, Massachusetts) participated
in the FJMC Worldwide Wrap together with members of a Masorti community in
Budapest via Google.

A Lasting Partnership

The brotherhood of a New England synagogue has formed an ongoing relationship with one of Europe’s growing Masorti communities.

by Ronald Czik and Dr. Mark Popovsky | Comments Off on A Lasting Partnership
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The Gift of Sigd

The Jews of Ethiopia would like all Jews to observe the Sigd, a celebration of Jewish unity, reflection and prayer.

by Shai Afsai | Comments Off on The Gift of Sigd
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Changing Expectations

Women’s League is encouraging girls in Israel to mark becoming b’not mitzvah in a religiously meaningful way.

by Sarrae G. Crane | Comments Off on Changing Expectations
Morning services were a highlight of the annual Women's Study Day at the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem

Jewish Learning for Everywoman

Women’s League’s Masorti Study Days inspire and empower Israeli women.

by Bonnie Riva Ras | Comments Off on Jewish Learning for Everywoman
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