B’nai Mitzvah – September 2014

Ilanit Noa Sedek will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on Monday, Sept. 1st during a women’s tefillah service at Congregation Sherith Israel at 9:30 a.m.  Ilanit is the daughter of Naomi and Simon Sedek and the sister of Tali and Itzik Sedek. She is the granddaughter of Susan and the late

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Clooney’s wife turns down spot on U.N. commission investigating Gaza conflict

(JTA) — Amal Alamuddin, the British attorney engaged to actor George Clooney, declined her nomination to serve on a U.N. panel investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza. Alamuddin attributed her decision to “prior professional commitments,” adding that she “regrets that the commission will not benefit from her expertise in the field,” according to

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Sherith Israel plans Israel trip

Congregation Sherith Israel is planning its fourth solidarity trip to Israel for this coming winter break. The dates are Dec. 24 – Jan, 5, and the group will be spending the entire journey in and around Jerusalem. The 5-star trip, put together by KESHET, will be co-led by Rabbi Saul Strosberg and tour guide David

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