Lifecycles

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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Breaking News

N.J. group breaks record for shofar blowing

 (JTA) — More than 1,000 people came together Sunday, Sept. 21 in New Jersey to break the Guinness World Record for largest shofar ensemble. Participants in the “the Great Shofar Blowout” at the Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus in Whippany blew the shofars together for five minutes, NJ.com reported. The event was sponsored by the

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Around The Town

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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