A Thousand Words – January 28, 2019

Rabbi Elbaz Franco speaks to emissaries in training

Rabbi Avraham Elbaz Franco, a musmach of the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Seminary‘s Kollel Torat Yosef, delivers one final dvar Torah to students in the Straus-Amiel Emissary Training Program for rabbinic shlichim. Elbaz Franco embarked the very next day on his new mission as Rabbi of Belmonte, Portugal. Belmonte is, perhaps, the Portuguese town with …

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Call Her Rabbanit

Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Call Her Rabbanit; She’s Widening Role Of Women In Orthodox Community By AARON HOWARD | Jewish Herald Voice of Greater Houston • Thu, Jan 24, 2019 “Imagine how much richer the Torah world will be when a generation of women share their thoughts and insights into our cherished texts.” That’s what Sally Mayer told the …

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