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Disability Inclusion Resource Guide for Rabbis

October 3, 2013, by

The Disability Inclusion Resources Guide for Rabbis is part of the Hineinu initiative and is to support Orthodox rabbis and lay leadership in to their efforts to make their synagogues more inviting to Jews of varying abilities and disabilities.

The SPIRIT Initiative: 4 Week Fall Series

October 3, 2013, by

The Orthodox Union, in collaboration with STAJE and Congregation Bnai Yeshurun is proud to present a 4-week fall series that focuses on ‘The SAGE Initiative”. A forum focused on enhancing the educational opportunities for active retiree’s in the Jewish Community.

Fertility, Medicine and Halacha Conference: Building Healthy Families

September 16, 2013, by

    Speakers Include: Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D., Founding Rabbi Safra Synagogue Natan Bar-Chama, M.D., Male Reproductive Health of New York Medical Director at RMA of New York, Mt. Sinai Keith Berkowitz, M.D., Medical Director, Center for Balanced Health, NY Michael Glassner, M.D., Director, Mainline Fertility Center, Bryn Mawr, PA Richard Grazi, M.D., Director, Genesis Fertility & […]

Kinus Teshuva Synagogue Program

August 14, 2013, by

Rabbis across the United States exchange pulpits for a special Kinus Teshuva program on Sunday, September 8, 2013 between Mincha and Maariv:
A Pairing & Sharing of Religious Leaders & Thoughts

Birchot Hashachar: Conclusion

June 19, 2013, by

The final blessing of Birchot Hashachar is “המעביר שנה מעיני ותנומה מעפעפי”-I thank G-d who removes sleep from my eyes and slumber from my eyelids. An all-encompassing paragraph of prayer follows this blessing and begins with, “יהי רצון– May it be His will” It contains the eternal aspirations of every Jewish soul requesting the privilege of being […]


June 13, 2013, by

Mizmor Download the PDF Version Here After the festive singing of Lecha Dodi and the ushering in of the Shabbat Queen, we acknowledge the cosmic shift of realities from the mundane week to the holy Shabbat by reciting Psalm 92 – Mizmor Shir Layom HaShabbat – The Song of Shabbat. This Psalm reflects the future […]

Lecha Dodi III

June 13, 2013, by

  Lecha Dodi III Download the PDF Version Here The remaining seven stanzas of Lechoh Dodi are divided into three parts. Part 1: Mikdash Melech…Hitnaari…and Hitoreri…all advance words of consolation, hope and renewal of Jerusalem from a state of exile. We implore Jerusalem, the throne of Hashem to arise from her desolation, cloak herself with […]