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Synagogue service times – Week of January 10 | Synagogues – Cleveland Jewish News

| January 9, 2020

Conservative AGUDATH BNAI ISRAEL: Meister Road at Pole Ave., Lorain.

Egypt set to reopen Alexandria synagogue Friday after extensive renovation – The Times of Israel

| January 9, 2020

A synagogue in Alexandria, Egypt, is set to reopen Friday following the completion of multi-million-dollar renovations of the almost two-century-old building, an Egyptian Antiquities Ministry official said. The Eliyahu Hanavi synagogue is one of two remaining Jewish houses of worship in the city that was once home to a thriving Jewish community. The heads of the Alexandria and Cairo Jewish communities are expected to attend the opening, according to Egypts Assistant Minister of Antiquities for Engineering Affairs Hisham Samir

New York synagogues offered phones that connect instantly to emergency services – Jewish Journal

| January 9, 2020

(JTA) Special phones that connect instantly to emergency services are being offered to New York City synagogues in the wake of a rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the city.

New York Synagogue Attack: Man Who Threw Table At Suspect Receives Liberty Medal For Heroic Actions – CBS New York

| January 9, 2020

MONSEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) A Rockland County man has received one of New Yorks highest honors for helping to save lives during the synagogue stabbing in Monsey last weekend.

Editorial: Thoughts on what once was unthinkable – Opinion – Burlington County Times

| January 9, 2020

Something is wrong when places of worship start locking their doors. Violent attacks against the Jewish community the most recent was by a machete-wielding man at a synagogue in Monsey, New York has prompted some synagogues in Burlington County to take what at one time would be unthinkable precautions. Congregation Beth Tikvah in Evesham is the latest place of worship to respond on behalf of the physical and emotional safety at CBT as an email from Rabbi Nathan Weiner said in its subject line because the status quo cant continue

Monsey safety seminar stresses preparation, and ‘will’ to prepare for anti-Semitic attacks – Lohud

| January 9, 2020

MONSEY - Chanie Kaplan came to Sunday night's special security session after a bit of a safety shakeup at work. Kaplan works at Monsey Medical Center, where an unmarked package caused alarm and Ramapo and Spring Valley police responded.

Q&A: She really, really wants you to have an advance health care directive – The Jewish News of Northern California

| January 9, 2020

Bay Area attorney Joanna Weinberg, 73, has worked on health policy for more than 25 years at UCSFs Institute for Health and Aging. For the past decade or so, Weinberg has focused her attention on advance health care directives and ethical wills. She serves on the East Bay board of the Conversation Project, a national organization that promotes discussions about end-of-life care

The hoops that Jewish converts have to jump through are getting impossibly high – Forward

| January 9, 2020

It happened when we were newcomers. When my husband and I moved to a new area, we were eager to become involved in the Jewish community. After a few months of testing out a new synagogue, we decided to join

Americans can carry guns to the Sabbath synagogue to defend themselves – Daily Gaming Worlld

| January 9, 2020

Advertisement HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky says that Americans can carry guns to the synagogue on the Sabbath day to defend themselves. Yeshiva World News reports that the issue was specifically focused on the presence of armed guards in synagogues, due to an increase in anti-Semitic incidents. Advertisement Harav Chaim spoke out against the detachment of guards, but said that the faithful could carry firearms to the synagogue if the aim was to save lives

Why is Yiddish loved and not loved? – IJN – Intermountain Jewish News

| January 9, 2020

Chaim Topol in Fiddler on the Roof 1971.


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