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Portuguese Town to get Country’s first Eruv in 500 Years

Putting up the eiruv in Portugal

Portuguese Town to get Country’s first Eruv in 500 Years The eruv is due to be completed on Monday and will be fit for use this coming Shabbat. By Jeremy Sharon | 28 October, 2019 For the first time in more than half a millennium, an eruv, or Shabbat boundary, has been constructed in for the …

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Pesach Seder via ‘remote control’

George teaching Pesach

“Pesach Seder by Remote Control” An original way of teaching Pesach to faraway tribes: via the Internet by Itamar Eichner | Yediot Acharonot | 16 April, 2019  Sharen and George, members of the Lemba tribe in Zimbabwe, lived in Israel for four months and learned about Judaism, Israel and their connection to the Jewish People …

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“Hidden Heritage” Trip to Portugal

Join us! The second leg of an Ohr Torah Stone educational series  exploring Jewish family history, roots and revival  with Rabbi Shlomo Riskin JUNE 22 through JUNE 29, 2015 Rabbi Shalom Morris, Educational Director of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue of New York and PhD candidate at Yeshiva University in the history of the Portuguese Jewish Diaspora, …

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