Monthly Archives: January 2017

20171013 SILVER PLATTER

Invitation to special screening of popular Israeli series SILVER PLATTER SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5th 6.16-9.15pm at LBC   2017 sees the reintroduction of our popular ‘Israel Awareness Group’ (IAG) as a stream of our Bet Midrash (House of Study) program in conjunction with ARZA, our Progressive Zionist Movement.  IAG’s goal is to offer opportunities to understand the opportunities and challenges of the Jewish State in the modern world, from a wide variety of in-depth perspectives over time.     The first event is the showing of two episodes of the Israeli TV analysis of Israeli’s political and economic basis and direction, [...]

2017-08-09T18:54:29+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Past Events|

High Court Rules for Women

In landmark decision, High Court rules for women’s Western Wall prayer Government given 30 days to show ‘good cause’ why women can’t read from Torah scrolls at the holy site.   In a landmark High Court decision Wednesday, the state was given 30 days to find “good cause” why a woman may not read aloud from a Torah scroll as part of prayer services at the Western Wall.  The sweeping decision, jointly addressing three petitions on related topics, ruled that assuming the government cannot find “good cause,” not only may women read from the Torah at the Western Wall, but [...]

2017-07-21T03:46:44+00:00 January 12th, 2017|News|
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