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UPCOMING EVENTS & IMPORTANT DATES

Rosh Hashana / ראש השנה

September 6 @ 6:55 pm - September 8 @ 8:05 pm

Yom Kippur / יום כפור

September 15 @ 6:20 pm - September 16 @ 7:20 pm

Sukkot / סוכות

September 20 @ 6:15 pm - September 22 @ 7:20 pm

Shemini Atzeret

September 27 @ 6:20 pm - September 28 @ 7:25 pm

IN THE NEWS

New prehistoric human unknown to science discovered in Israel

Hebrew U and Tel Aviv University researchers found remains of a new type of ‘Homo’ who lived in the region some 130,000 years ago. A new type of early human previously not [...]

By | June 30th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

2021 Virtual Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust

INTRODUCTION by Mary Ann Answini, Director, Holocaust Education and Resource Center In the early spring, it was our hope that the 33rd Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust could be a hybrid event with [...]

Vulture thought extinct from Israel for 30 years spotted twice in a month

Israel Nature and Parks Authority hopes sightings of subspecies of ecologically important lappet-faced vulture signal its return Last month, the chief scientist of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority witnessed the appearance [...]

By | May 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Rise in anti-Semitic attacks in U.S. concerns Jewish leaders

SCRANTON, Pa. — David Fallk from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania says the recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. seems different than during previous conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians. "These seem [...]

By | May 27th, 2021|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Rise in anti-Semitic attacks in U.S. concerns Jewish leaders

Meet 6 Israeli women breaking glass ceilings in Fintech

“Being a woman gives you an advantage because finance used to be a male-dominated world. Females bring a different point of view and I leverage that.” Over the past few years, a strong financial technology [...]

By | May 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Israel Now Home to ‘Incredibly Rare’ Complete Scroll of Esther, One of World’s Oldest

Scroll of Esther written by a scribe on the Iberian Peninsula around 1465, before the Jews’ expulsion, has been acquired by the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem. By Yakir Benzion, United With Israel One [...]

By | February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments