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Collector of Jewish souls: A rabbi’s treasures culled from around the world When he arrives in a new community, Rabbi Eliahu Birnbaum, 62, slips into detective mode: “I’ve found amazing old books, prayers, Haggadahs and more in those places.” By Deborah Fineblum | January 25, 2021 (JNS) A 12-branch copper candelabra kindled on holidays by Jews …

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International conference of emissaries looks ahead to ‘post-COVID’ Jewish world Emissaries from 36 countries take part in a virtual symposium focused on the practical challenges facing Jewish Diaspora communities. By ILH Staff | December 25, 2020 As the Jewish world continues to address the challenges from the coronavirus and its impact on communal life across the …

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International “Mishmar Night” For Lawrence’s Meira Saffra, Thursday night is “Mishmar Night”.  And while the student at Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum isn’t physically able to learn in Israel with her classmates, last Thursday night was no exception. When Covid-19 struck a couple of months ago, most gap-year students returned home. But for Midreshet Lindenbaum students, …

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