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Celebrating Purim in Boro Park

 20.03.2011

Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th day of Adar the day following the victory of the Jews over their enemies.
Purim is characterized by public recitation of the Scroll of Esther (keriat ha-megillah), additions to the prayers and the grace after meals (al hannisim), giving mutual gifts of food and drink (mishloach manot), giving charity to the poor (mattanot la-evyonim),[4] and a celebratory meal (se’udat Purim);[5] other customs include drinking wine, wearing of masks and costumes, and public celebration.

JCC Annual Dinner Video Honoring the 1st Hineni Award Recipient, Joyce Zeff

 03.11.2011

JCC Annual Dinner Video Honoring the 1st Hineni Award Recipient, Joyce Zeff

Israel Celebrates Ethiopian Jewish Holiday

18.11.2009

For 1500 years, Beta Israel held onto their Jewish traditions in Ethiopia, praying on the Sigd holiday to one day return to Jerusalem. This year, Israel celebrates with them. By Sara Sorcher

The Malta-Israel Cultural & Friendship Society Chanukkah 2012 in Malta

 17.12.2012

Hanukka 2012 (Dec, 09th Sunday), celebrated in Jean de la Vallette square, Valletta Malta. event organised by Lawrence Attard-Bezzina, president of the Malta-Israel Cultural & Friendship society and Rabbi Haim Segal from Chabad, with the cooperation of the Abulafia Jewish Foundation of Malta and the Jewish Community. raw footage some of which was screened on NET TV Malta. Lawrence Attard Bezzina

Southern supermarket giant Winn-Dixie bets big on kosher

“I’ve lived in a lot of Jewish communities, especially in New Jersey, and no standard supermarket has the breadth of merchandise that Winn-Dixie has

The secrets of successful synagogues

The gap between practice and belief among UK Jews was again demonstrated in the new National Jewish Community Survey carried out by the 
New Summer Camp Program of Their Own for Deaf Jewish Boys
Chabad.org
In many ways, Yehoshua Soudakoff is a typical 22-year-old Chabad yeshivah student. Recently ordained after years of intensive Judaic studies in Canada and the United States, the California-born Soudakoff has served Jewish communities as a rabbinic 
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Israeli Government Rejects Annexation of Judea-Samaria
Israel Today
“It is fitting that Israel remove itself of responsibility and control of the Palestiniancommunities in Judea and Samaria, and yet not abandon communities in these areas where there is a Jewish majority,” Regev stated in the explanatory notes 
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Rabbis hold dialogue on community’s future
Canadian Jewish News (blog)
TORONTO — When Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich, spiritual leader of Beth Sholom Synagogue, and Holy Blossom Temple’s Rabbi John Moscowitz came together last week to have a public conversation about the future of Jewish communities, Rabbi Flanzraich 
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Orthodox synagogue Dor Tikvah installs its first rabbi
Charleston Post Courier
Not many Orthodox rabbis, especially not ones immersed in Jewish hubs of the Northeast, raise their hands to serve small communities such as the Lowcountry, where a kosher deli is harder to find than a snowball or skyscraper. But Rabbi Michael Davies did.
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Israeli Gov’t To Spend $285MA Year To Keep Diaspora Jews Jewish
JP Updates
The government’s strategic plan for the Diaspora, known as the World Jewry Joint Initiative, is a collaboration between Bennett’s ministry, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Jewish Agency. Its goal is to work with Jewish communities abroad to 
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The secrets of successful synagogues
Jewish Chronicle
The gap between practice and belief among UK Jews was again demonstrated in the new National Jewish Community Survey carried out by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research. Four out of every five Jews, for example, attend a Seder most years or 
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Gladys Vega of Saugus sees Israel as part of ADL mission
Wicked Local Saugus
7-16 as part of the ongoing joint initiative to build bridges between the Latino and Jewish communities and expose Hispanic-American leaders to the complex issues affecting the region. The group attended briefings with a variety of Israeli leaders 
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Southern supermarket giant Winn-Dixie bets big on kosher
Jerusalem Post
“I’ve lived in a lot of Jewish communities, especially in New Jersey, and no standard supermarket has the breadth of merchandise that Winn-Dixie has,” Chanie Kirschner, a mother of four who moved to the area a year and a half ago, told JTA. “It’s a 
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Israeli Foreign Minister Avi Liberman’s visit to Malta

05.01.2013

Avi Liberman – Israeli Foreign Minister, visits the Malta Israel Cultural a Friendship Society and the Jewish Community of Malta in June 2010. Lawrence Attard Bezzina president of the Society

The Malta-Israel Cultural & Friendship Society Chanukkah 2012 in Malta

17.12.2012

Hanukka 2012 (Dec, 09th Sunday), celebrated in Jean de la Vallette square, Valletta Malta. event organised by Lawrence Attard-Bezzina, president of the Malta-Israel Cultural & Friendship society and Rabbi Haim Segal from Chabad, with the cooperation of the Abulafia Jewish Foundation of Malta and the Jewish Community. raw footage some of which was screened on NET TV Malta. Lawrence Attard Bezzina

Purim 2012 celebration in Malta filmed by Lawrence Attard Bezzina

 10.03.2012

Short film of the celebration of Purim of Maltese Jews and their co-religionists from South America and other distinguised guests.00 The event was sponsored by His Eminence the Admor and Chief Rabbi of Malta Dov Beer Riger HaCohen.

Purim 2012 Malta

 10.03.2012

Purim 2012 with Admor of Malta

Outreach to interfaith families strengthens the Jewish future

NEW YORK (JTA) — All in favor of a strong Jewish future say “aye.  definition of Jewish community that seeks to include, educate and embrace, 

Alumni of Israel trips sought

The success of Y2I is of great interest to Jewish communities across the country, and in particular to philanthropists who are interested in funding the 

Hidden traces of Jewish presence in mediaeval Malta

It would seem that in around 1492, when the Jews were being expelled from Spain, there were at least two Jewish communities in Malta, one of which 

Daily Inspiration: The JCC – A Space for Common Ground

Marci Erlebacher leads the Jewish Community Center. She has done so for over twelve years, feeding seniors, providing child care, healthy living, and 

JCRC’s 75 Anniversary Celebration – Save the Date

The 75th anniversary celebration of the Jewish Community Relations Council will take place at a cocktail reception on April 30, 2014 at the Danforth 

As Olympics Begin in Cloud of Security, Derbent’s Jews Are Uncertain About Tomorrow

The attack, carried out by Islamic militants, sent shock waves through Jewishcommunities in Dagestan and in Russia as a whole, further emphasizing ..

AJC Urges Hungary to Respond to Jewish Community’s Concerns on Holocaust 
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, Feb.10, 2014 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AJC supports the HungarianJewish community’s decision to boycott Holocaust commemoration events this year until the FIDESZ-led government reverses its actions that minimize the role of 
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Greek party drops candidate following Jewish plot rant
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The Greek Jewish community welcomed Syriza’s decision to drop Karypidis. “With this decision, Syriza launches a strong and clear message towards the Greek society that anti-Semitism is to be condemned as a phenomenon of racism and bigotry that breeds 
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White House Enlists Jews To Push Back Hard Against Critics of Peace Process
Jewish Daily Forward
Robert Wexler, a former Florida congressman, is traveling to Jewish communitiesaround the country advocating for the compromises likely to appear in the framework proposal. J Street, the dovish Israel policy group, has launched a campaign of town hall 
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