New Zealand

Exodus to Freedom in New Zealand: Seder night without masks or social distancing Members of the Jewish community are registered on an app and at any given time they know who needs to self-isolate and who has been exposed to a Covid-19 patient. However, this is insufficient to reduce worry about gatherings, and only half of …

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christchurch new zealand

‘Give Purim charity to victims of mosque massacres’ Two Orthodox rabbis in New Zealand describe attacker as ‘manifestation of Amalek in our times’ By Jeremy Sharon| March 19, 2019  Two Orthodox rabbis in New Zealand are calling on their congregations to pray for and contribute to the victims of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand, …

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rabbis meeting with Muslims in christchurch

OTS Emissaries to New Zealand Respond to Christchurch Massacre In response to the massacre last Friday in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, which took the lives of 50 Muslim worshipers and left about 50 injured, Ohr Torah Stone emissary rabbis to the Jewish communities of Wellington and Auckland called out to their congregations to …

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Rabbi Ariel Tal and Maori hongi

Rabbi Ariel Tal, Straus-Amiel shaliach in Wellington, New Zealand, was welcomed to the opening of a Holocaust exhibition by local Maori leadership, who greeted him with the traditional hongi welcome. After the Maori prayers, Rabbi Tal led the Shema Israel. View previous Photo of the Week #ContemporaryJewishLeadership #RabbisWhoAreComfortableInTheWorld #RelevantSpiritualLeadership #KiddushHashem #PartnershipsForProgress #OTSLivingLearningLeading