shlichut

First-Ever Course for Kosher Slaughterers in Ethiopia Graduates 12 David Israel |  November 29, 2022 This week in Ethiopia, twelve men underwent a training course to become halakhically qualified as ritual slaughterers. The course took place in the city of Gondar, part of a joint initiative of the local community rabbi, Rabbi Menachem Waldman, the …

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To the Diaspora, with Love – opinion Decades after the end of World War II and the creation of Israel – two penultimate events in our people’s modern history – the Jewish community continues to struggle with assimilation. By Rabbi Daniel Touito | October 31, 2022  As a former shaliach (emissary) to the Jewish Diaspora …

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Midreshet Lindenbaum – Matat, Carmiel was honored to host the Mayor or Carmiel, Moshe Kuninski, and his wife Suzi.  The mayor wished the young women a Shana Tova, thanked them for their wonderful work with the community and shared facts about Carmiel.  It was extremely interesting and enlightening.  Gmar Chatima Tova! View previous Photo of …

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Once a shaliach – always a shaliach! 💪 “Last week, our daughter Reishit Geula, celebrated her Bat Mitzvah. She chose to mark her entry into mitzvot and adulthood through an event that will not be forgotten: welcoming new immigrants at Ben Gurion airport in Israel! 🇮🇱 Reishit Geula prepared gift sets for each family, her …

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Students from Ohr Torah “Ariel,” the Jacob Sapirstein High School  went on a fascinating tiyul, learning the history of the convoys and battles on the road to Jerusalem, and ending at Yad L’Shiryon, Israel’s official memorial site for fallen soldiers from the armored corps, as well as one of the most diverse tank museums in …

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As 24 alumni families are busy settling in to their rabbinic and educational shlichut in locations across the globe, the Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Training Institutes are already looking toward the next destinations. This week, new program participants from the class of 5783 gathered at the Institute for an initial introduction to the staff and …

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The DNA of a Rabbinical Emissary Rabbi Nir and Andy Koren, June 8, 2022 Nations, just like individuals, possess a certain genetic makeup that defines their behavior, growth, and progress. For the nation of Israel (i.e., the Jewish people), and for the state of Israel, that genetic progress has developed over the past 74 years …

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Refugees Remember the Fallen A special Yom Hazikaron ceremony was held in the Jewish community of the city of Lodz, Poland, in memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. Nitzan Kedar, May 4, 2022 As Israel marks Remembrance Day for fallen Israel Defense Forces soldiers and victims of terror, Jewish communities around the …

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Independence Day: Here’s how Jewish communities around the world are celebrating Jewish communities around the globe have created events for Yom Ha’zikaron and are beginning to celebrate Independence Day. Zvika Klein, May 4, 2022 In India, a small hut that has been turned into a synagogue was painted on Wednesday in honor of Independence Day. …

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Post-IDF soldiers embark on journey to lead Yom Ha’atzmaut events in the Diaspora The initiative will send a group of young men and women who have recently completed military or national service for a week-long immersion in diaspora communities worldwide. Zvika Klein, April 29, 2022 Tens of young Israeli men and women; post IDF soldiers …

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Rabbi Yehoshua Ellis

I’m a rabbi in Warsaw. I’m terrified for the future of Ukraine — and the free world Rabbi Yehoshua Ellis, 03/03/2022 I live in Poland and work as a rabbi in the local Jewish community, but I’ve been paying close attention to Ukraine since Putin’s last invasion in 2014. I was invigorated by the election …

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As European War Wages, Rabbinical Emissaries on Front Lines of Refugee Response As the winds of war continue to make their way across Ukraine and threaten many cities with large Jewish populations, Jewish organizations across the world are scrambling to implement a comprehensive response to one of the largest refugee crises in modern history.  Among …

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