Thursday, May 26, 2016 Iyyar 18, 5776

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JON MARKS | JE STAFF
According to the Torah, a sefer k’ritut (“scroll of cutting off”) — referred to as a get — is required for a Jewish couple to be considered divorced.
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Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb is executive vice president emeritus of the Orthodox Union discusses Chayei Sarah.
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By Judy Lash Balint JNS.org
For the tens of thousands of youths from dysfunctional families who are cared for in residential facilities all over the Jewish state, it’s often Diaspora Jews who make the difference between having no Bar/Bat Mitzvah at all, or having a meaningful transition into Jewish responsibility.
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By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin
Over the last decade, mitzvah projects have become decreasingly Jewish in their focus and intent. Mitzvah projects are far more likely to be focused on healing disease, or addressing environmental concerns, or raising money for disadvantaged kids.
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by Rabbi Seth Frish
Rabbi Seth Frish discusses the birth of Isaac in the and how God commanded Abraham to sacrifice him.
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Religious Events

Thu. May 26
Beth Am Israel
7:00 PM
Fri. May 27
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
6:00 PM
Fri. May 27
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8:00 PM

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