Meet the Shlichim: Adi and Aviv Abebe

Adi and Aviv AbebeEnglewood, New Jersey Adi and Aviv Abebe have been working as educators in the Ben Porat Yosef school for the past year and a half; Adi teaches Hebrew and serves as social coordinator for the middle school, while her husband Aviv teaches limmudei kodesh – religious subjects.  Children:Amitai – 5Avishag – 3 …

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Woman granted Jewish divorce after husband sanctioned by European courts

Woman granted Jewish divorce after husband sanctioned by European courts The get was given just days after sanctions were imposed, ending a three-year battle. By Aaron Reich |  December 17, 2020 In a watershed moment, a secular court in Western Europe successfully placed sanctions on a man refusing to grant his wife a get, (Jewish divorce document), …

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Israeli organization holds candle-lighting ceremonies across Israel

Israeli organization holds candle-lighting ceremonies across Israel In addition to the candle-lightings, Ohr Torah Stone’s Yachad Jewish Identity Program organized song groups, games and other activities for families to take part in throughout the country. By  Jerusalem Post Staff  | December 18, 2020  Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Israelis from the North to the South participated …

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A New ‘Gap Year’ Experience

A New ‘Gap Year’ Experience By Elisheva Hermann | December 17, 2020 After careful consideration of where to attend seminary for my gap year in Israel, I was suddenly faced with the reality that the pandemic meant my year would be nothing like I had envisioned. I had so many questions. Would I be granted …

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