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Charlottesville Police Refused to Protect Synagogue From …

| October 15, 2017

The Jewish community in Charlottesvillehired armed security to protectits synagogue for the first timeafterlocal police declined to provide a guard for the site despite hundreds of white supremacists congregating on the town over the weekend fora rally that resulted in the murder of counter-protester Heather Heyer. Alan Zimmerman, president of the Congregation Beth Israel in the Virginia town, wrote a blog postpublished on Monday evening following the violent scenes on Saturday that resulted in a car-ramming attackthat took place just 200 feet from the place of worship. He described the fearhe felt in the presence of white supremacists, who rallied aroundanti-Semitic slogans, as 40 members of the community prayed in the synagogue, withoutsupport from the local authorities

Touro Synagogue History

| September 22, 2017

Origins First Jews in Newport. The small but growing colony of Newport, Rhode Island received its first Jewish residents in the 17th century, possibly as early as 1658. The earliest known Jewish settlers arrived from Barbados, where a Jewish community had existed since the 1620s

Live Streaming : Central Synagogue

| September 22, 2017

Watch On-Demand Any Shabbat or holiday service that is live streamed will now be available “on-demand” for one week after its conclusion. Simply click on the menu icon (the three lines) in the upper-right hand corner of the stream player above, select “View Archives,” then press the play button on the service you’d like to watch. Please Note: Private family life-cycle events (i.e.

Exeter Synagogue

| September 21, 2017

Membership We welcome anyone who is Jewish to become a member of the Congregation.

Synagogue to host Blessing of the New Moon today – St. Augustine Record

| August 25, 2017

First Congregation Sons of Israel will host a service and musical sing-along dinner followed by Kiddush Levana (Sanctification of the Moon) at 6:30 p.m. today. According to the Jewish faith, the tradition of Kiddush Levana has taken place for well over a millennia, says Rabbi Joel Fox, who will lead the service

Judge blocks demolition of historic Brooklyn synagogue – New York Daily News

| August 25, 2017

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, August 25, 2017, 3:47 AM Their prayers were answered. A Brooklyn judge temporarily blocked the demolition of the oldest synagogue in Borough Park after members argued the sale of the building was based on misrepresentations. Chevra Anshei Lubawitz, on 12th Ave.

This iconic San Francisco synagogue is no longer ‘just’ for LGBT Jews – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 24, 2017

Rabbi Mychal Copeland took over as spiritual leader of Congregation Shaar Zahav in July. (Norm Levin/J

Good deeds performed during Tamarac synagogue’s Mitzvah Day – Sun Sentinel

| August 24, 2017

Mitzvahs recently abounded at Temple Beth Torah Sha’aray Tzedek in Tamarac. Some of the projects the volunteers participated in during TBTST’s recent mitzvah day/open house included decorating Rosh Hashanah apple plates for needy Jewish residents, bringing school supplies for children in foster care and assembling sandwiches for a local feeding program.

Hate speech stickers found at Piedmont synagogue, police say – East Bay Times

| August 24, 2017

For breaking news get our mobile app for free from the Apple app store or the Google Play store. PIEDMONT A rash of hate incidents, some directed at the Jewish community in Alameda and now at Kehilla Community Synagogue in Piedmont have police investigating the incidents in both cities. The stickers said: Marxism is murder; Black lives matter except for the 6,000 blacks killed by other blacks each year and the 1,000 black babies aborted each day

Synagogue And Church Unite To Offer Sanctuary To Immigrant Mom – Forward

| August 24, 2017

Ric Urrutia Araceli Velasquez and her family A Denver, Colorado synagogue and church are joining forces to help an immigrant from El Salvador who fears her life will be in danger if deported back to her homeland. Temple Micah and the Park Hill United Methodist Church are holding a joint interfaith prayer service Wednesday welcoming Araceli Velasquez and her family to take sanctuary in the church. Velasquez came to the United States in 2010 seeking asylum because of the violence she encountered in El Salvador


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