Baking with a Twist

Rabbi David Benchelouche is a graduate of OTS’s Straus Amiel and Maarava programs; his wife, Tirtza, an alumna of the Claudia Cohen Women Educators Institute. A few months ago they took up a position as Rabbinic couple at the Sephardi Hebrew Congregation, Cape Town, South

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Food for Thought

A letter from Rebbetzen Ilana Epstein The London Jewish community is at times so big, yet everyone seems to know each other. Not a day goes by that someone doesn’t ask me if I know their mother, uncle, sisters-in-law, cousin,

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Score one!

Rabbi Abraham Dahab, our Straus-Amiel emissary in Rio de Janeiro, where the international Copa America soccer tournament is being played. Rabbi Abraham arranged for a subsidized meal and beers at alocal kosher restaurant and screened last night’s Brazil vs. Peru game

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Pub Learning in Poland

Straus-Amiel graduate Rabbi Avi Baumol, currently serving the community of Krakow, Poland, teaches Jewish youth in the Eszeweria Bar as part of the Adam Adama class on Judaism and the Environment.

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