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Bring Back Our Boys- Shmueli (#BRINGBACKOURBOYS)

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On Thursday night, the 15th of Sivan (June 12, 2014), teenage Yeshiva students Naftali Frenkel, Gil-Ad Sha’ar, Eyal Yifrach were abducted by Palestinian Terrorists after trying to make their way home. The pain that their parents are experiencing is unimaginable, and as the Jewish nation- we come together to also feel their pain. This is a time to unite with each other, pray and improve oneself. Whether it means to study Torah, pray, or do another good deed, our intentions should be that what we do should bring salvation to the teenagers, their family, and collectively Am Yisrael.


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Youtube and Jewish Education

I made this little movie for The Melton Center for Jewish Education @ Hebrew U, where I go to school, Enjoy!

Israel Day Concert 2014 – Promo

NACHAS Israel Day Concert 2014

NACHAS Israel Day Concert 2014

12Tribe Films

12Tribe Films Foundation is a program provider specializing in movies and cultural events that show a side of the Jewish and Israeli narrative that receives little attention in the public discourse today. Our aim is to provide programs that allow people to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the Jewish people and the Land of Israel today.
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The interior of the Hurva Synagogue, Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem

The Jewish World: Peru

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Focus your efforts on prayer. It makes a difference.

Please pray for the safe and speedy return of Yaakov Naftali ben Rachel Devorah, Gilad Michael ben Bat Galim, and Eyal ben Iris Teshura.

Young Israel of Tampa Torah Cinema

Chabad OT Gala 2014 – Honorees

Chabad of Old Tappan 11.06.2014

Jewish Caring Network – What We Do.

The Jewish Caring Network is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) Baltimore based organization dedicated to providing a full range of vital support services to families facing life-threatening or serious illnesses while preserving their privacy and dignity.

We enrich families’ lives by providing support, services, and the knowledge that we are standing beside them throughout the duration of their difficult time.

Our mission is to “Touch Lives and Make a Difference.” All of the vital services we provide are free of charge. Each family’s situation is individually assessed, enabling us to cater to their specific needs.

Our services include, but are not limited to: home health care, respite care, medical supplies, alternative health care funds, emergency funds, summer camp, weekly housecleaning, meals, flowers, elaborate gift packages, babysitting and spring water deliveries as well as a variety of other services.

The Jewish Caring Network is an organization comprised of caring, compassionate individuals who are sensitive to the unique needs of each individual they help.

Please join us on our mission and help us “Touch Lives and Make a Difference.”

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah – End of Year Review – 5774

It has been a whirlwind year here in Yeshiva. This is just a small taste of all that goes in this amazing institution.

Jewish_Life_In_Poland – La vie juive en Pologne




A Life Apart: Hasidism in America – Part 1 – 9

Hasidic Jews seem alien, and even hostile, to those outside their culture,which frequently includes other Jews. They dress differently, don’t mingle between the sexes, speak Yiddish, and wear side curls, all in an attempt to rigorously follow the commandments of the Torah. They tend to keep to themselves, shunning television and the media so outside influences cannot corrupt their values and views. Yet filmmakers Oren Rudavsky and Menachem Daum were able to enter their world, and the result is the fascinating documentary A Life Apart: Hasidism in America. Using interviews with academics and members of the community and some historical footage, the filmmakers trace the growth of Hasidic groups in the United States. Groups formed around particular Rebbes (learned leaders) and they took their names from their Eastern European home cities (the Satmar Hasids, the Breslov Hasids, and so on). Leonard Nimoy and Sarah Jessica Parker narrate, explaining how this movement came to America and how it was able to flourish. Dissenting voices also appear, in the form of neighborhood people who are distressed at the Hasids’ refusal to speak to members not in their community and of a young woman, Pearl Gluck, who left the community in order to pursue her writing and to follow a life of her own choosing. Many Hasids refuse to speak on camera, and we see many shielding themselves with hands or coats so as not to appear on film. But those who do appear are poignant in their discussions of why the Hasidic life is important to them. One man speaks to the directors, even as he acknowledges that he will never see the movie, but he will do it “in order to help a Jew make a living.” One couple, Holocaust survivors, are not Hasidic, but their children are, and the reasonings of both the parents and the children are interesting. This film, shown on PBS, is a consequential look into a lifestyle many of us don’t understand, and it may help in increasing an understanding.



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WorldJewish Congress


Jewish life in Ukraine today: Yaakov Bleich, Chief Rabbi of Ukraine and Vice-President of the WJC, offers his perspective on the challenges ahead of one of the biggest Jewish communities in Europe. Distributed by


Centre for Jewish Life – London·

Transformational Tuesdays: TED Style – Keith Breslauer


The Centre for Jewish Life offers a varied and exciting programme of discovery as you explore classic and mystical themes in a format tailored to you.

From one-to-one learning sessions to discussion groups and lectures, you have an open invitiation to join us for a personal journey that promises to enlighten and satisfy – whatever your previous experience of Jewish study.

Whether you are asking the questions you’ve always wanted to ask, or you’ve come along to hear an internationally respected speaker, you’re equally welcome.

Whatever the case, it’s never too late to find out more about your Jewish Heritage – if you don’t find what you’re looking for, just ask! Our programme is your programme.

Chabad House Bowery

  • Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta Jones en Israël pour la Bar-mitzvah de leur fils

    Posted: Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:08:00 +0000

    Royal Investitures At Buckingham Palace

    L’un des couples les plus glamours d’Hollywood, Michael Douglas et Catherine Zeta Jones, est arrivé jeudi en Israël, pour fêter la Bar-mitzvah de leur fils Dylan Michael.

    Si Dylan a déjà fêté avec ses amis, à New-York en mai dernier, pour ses 13 ans et un jour, sa Bar-mitzvah, cette fois, il est en Israël avec sa famille pour la célébrer à Jérusalem, au Mur occidental, le lieu le plus sacré du judaïsme, bien qu’il ne soit pas Juif d’un point de vue halakhique (religieux).

    En effet, selon la loi juive, la judaïté ne se transmet que par la mère et Catherine Zeta Jones n’est pas juive. En 2000, l’actrice galloise avait envisagé de se convertir au judaïsme avant de se marier avec Michael Douglas mais cela n’a pas été fait. Avant la naissance de leur enfant, le couple s’était mis d’accord pour l’élever dans le judaïsme.

    La famille Douglas, qui a pris ses quartiers au luxueux hôtel King David de Jérusalem, a également prévu de profiter de cet événement pour visiter les lieux saints de la Vieille ville.

    Déborah Partouche – © Le Monde Juif .info

    © Photo : DR

    Cet article Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta Jones en Israël pour la Bar-mitzvah de leur fils est apparu en premier sur Le Monde Juif.

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The Chabad Jewish Center at Towson and Goucher is expanding and getting a new name. The facility at 14 Aigburth Road will nearly triple its size.
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Yeshiva BoysDear Friend,

Jews across Israel and the world are consumed with worry and fear for the lives of Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel, the three boys kidnapped by terrorists in Gush Etzion this past week, on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Since then, the Israel Defense Forces and intelligence establishment have launched Operation Brother’s Keeper and are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to locate the teens and, with God’s help, return them to their parents unharmed.

Notwithstanding that ongoing heroic operation, the Jewish nation, since its inception, has known that in addition to such efforts on the ground, it must also “grasp the tools of their ancestors,” and appeal to God through Torah, tefillah (prayer), and ma’asim tovim (good deeds).

To that end, the Orthodox Union, with its international youth movement, NCSY, and its Department of Community Engagement and Synagogue Services, and in partnership with Bnei Akiva and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA), is launching a “virtual vigil” – an around-the-clock schedule of learning, prayer, and mitzvot, performed by OU/NCSY members and partners throughout the world. It is the hope of all involved that through these earnest efforts in the merit of Gilad Michoel ben Bat GalimYaakov Naftali ben Rachel Devorah and Eyal ben Iris Teshura, Hashem will see fit to bring them home safely and quickly.

Individuals interested in participating can go to and fill out a simple form to select a day and a 30-minute slot, and identify what activity they are committing to for that time. While it is our deepest desire that this campaign will become unnecessary even as it is launched, it is also our intent to continue this project non-stop until our boys are brought home.

Thank you.

Allen Fagin, Executive Vice President
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Executive Vice President, Emeritus

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