After the many waves of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers across America recently, The Fellowship is calling for unity. Jewish News Service reports on the efforts of The Fellowship and our faithful supporters to unify against hate.
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Iraqi archaeologists made a surprising discovery under a site ruined by the Islamic State (IS). While much of the area has been damaged, researchers found artifacts connected to biblical kings Sennacherib and Esarhaddon.
Ohr Simcha Children’s Home in Kfar Chabad, Israel, is an orphanage for children ages 6-14 who have suffered from abuse, neglect, and poverty. With help from The Fellowship, the home recently opened a carpentry workshop where youth can learn new skills, self-confidence, and responsibility and see the rewards of their hard work.
Please join us in condemning the latest wave of anti-Semitic attacks nationwide and help us build bridges in response to hatred by signing our petition of support now.
This week’s Torah portion is about the temporary structure that would serve as the portable Temple – the Tabernacle, or in Hebrew, the Mishkan. In the opening verses, God instructed Moses to collect contributions from the children of Israel in order to construct the Mishkan. This Torah portion is called Terumah, which means contributions, and is named for the donations that God’s people would give from their hearts for His divine plan.
Six beautiful clock towers stand tall in Israel. Residents used to rely on these centrally placed towers to tell time, and today they serve as important landmarks and evidence of Israel’s interesting past.
The Fellowship’s Yael Eckstein is the mom of four children, the youngest of which, her son Shimmy, was born just last year. While she was pregnant, Yael learned that Shimmy has clubfoot, news that sent her family on an emotional journey. Parents magazine recently shared Yael’s story – and the lessons she’s learned along the way.
Zeev Ben-Zvi was an Israeli sculptor whose work inspired an entire generation of sculptors.
Every day Jews around the world dream of making aliyah (immigrating to Israel), but they cannot fulfill this dream for many reasons, such as financial troubles or worries about beginning a new life with no support. Thankfully, the Fellowship’s aliyah program helps these immigrants through informational seminars, financial aid, and helpful volunteers. So when we received this thank-you letter from a couple who are originally from Turkey, we felt excited to know our program is changing the lives of Jews around the world for the better.
Brisket is a special dish loved by Ashkenazi Jews (Jews from France, Germany, and Eastern Europe) and prepared for special occasions. Our friends at My Jewish Learning show us how to make brisket sliders – a delicious snack for parties or family gatherings!