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CJMT - JUDEO Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/17 -- Editors Note: There are images associated with this press release.The CJMT - Communaute Juive Marocaine de Toronto (Jewish Moroccan Community of Toronto) has announced that it will celebrate Canada 150 with a festival featuring a week of events from June 4 to June 12, 2017 at a few different locations throughout the city of Toronto and the GTA.David Zimmer, the MPP for Willowdale, shared the following statement, "The CJMT has been instrument ...


26.05.2017

Manhattan Jewish Experience to Celebrate 18 Years of Accomplishments at Annual Dinner

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/13/17 -- The Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) will celebrate 18 years of successful Outreach at the Museum for Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place, NYC) on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Founded by Rabbi Mark Wildes in 1998, MJE is a highly successful outreach program that has reconnected thousands of young men and women with Judaism and the Jewish community and provided a venue through which 279 couples have met or married.Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald will receive the p ...


13.03.2017

Patriot One Partners with Prominent Jewish Community Center to Deploy Concealed Weapons Detection System

TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 03/13/17 -- (TSX VENTURE: PAT) (OTCQB: PTOTF) (FRANKFURT: 0PL) ("Patriot One" or the "Company"), developer of a revolutionary concealed weapons detection system, is extremely pleased to announce the execution of an agreement paving the way for a first-in-kind installation of its NForce CMR1000 Concealed Weapons Detection System at The Shul of Bal Harbor (''the Shul") located in Miami''s Surfside neighbourhood ().The p ...


13.03.2017

Mr. Gaga Baton Rouge Film Screening Independent Movie Showing Announced

The Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival will be showing the independent film Mr. Gaga at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge, on March 9 at 7 pm. More information can be found at [http://brjff.com](http://brjff.com/). Mr. Gaga is a 2015 independent movie produced by Heymann Brothers Films. The documentary, directed by Tomer Heymann, presents a crucial point in the life of Ohad Naharin, the artistic director of the Batsheva Dance company. The movie was produced using footage filmed over a period o ...


07.03.2017

Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival 2017 Opening Night Launch Announced

The 11th annual Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival will be launched on January 11, 2017 and will run until January 15, 2017. The festival will be held at the Manship Theatre in downtown Baton Rouge and will feature independent films showing the diversity of the Jewish experience. For more information please visit: http://brjff.com. The Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival is an annual event that audiences come to, to see and be entertained by the diversity of Jewish life via the medium of thought pr ...


06.01.2017

Jewish Funeral Home Services Rockville Centre, NY

Gutterman€™s Inc. has a long-standing reputation in the Jewish community. For over 120 years, it has provided the Rockville Centre, New York area with elegant and dignified Jewish funerals. The funeral directors of Gutterman€™s Inc. are always on call, so whenever a family is in need of support or assistance they are there to help during this most unfortunate time. They are also available to discuss pre-arrangement options at a confidential conference. Whatever their funeral needs, families ...


17.12.2016

Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation Bring "ABOUT FACE" Exhibit on "Yitzhak Rabin, His Life and Legacy" to the East Bay This Week

BERKELEY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/14 -- Yitzhak Rabin''s teachings have become a rallying cry for peace, pluralism, and a return to the Zionist values upon which Israel was founded. From December 4-10, the Jewish Federation of the East Bay and the Jewish Community Foundation will bring an artful assemblage of photographs, media accounts and statements by Israel academics, journalists and political leaders through the "ABOUT FACE: Yitzhak Rabin, His Life and Legacy" exhi ...


01.12.2014

Jspace News Relaunches With Multi-Faceted New Site

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/26/13 -- Jspace.com is proud to announce the relaunch of its dedicated news section: .Capitalizing on more than two years of news reporting, Jspace.com has built a fresh platform to bring its growing audience 24-hour Jewish news in one streamlined, interactive space, with easy-to-use features like a breaking news scroll, trending topics ticker, and articles organized by categories like Current Events, Business, Judaism and Entertainment.Jspace News encompasse ...


26.11.2013

Fourth Annual LimmudBoston Conference Celebrates Everything Jewish

WABAN, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/19/13 -- In its annual, volunteer-driven all-day conference, will showcase sessions on Torah text, Israel, lifecycle moments, spirituality, interfaith discussions and social justice on December 8, 2013. Additionally, there will be play readings, storytelling fests and musical performances all within the one-day setting, held again this year at filling Congregation Mishkan Tefila, in Chestnut Hill, MA.The popular Camp Limmud program for children ages 3-13 encour ...


19.11.2013

JDate Announces Winner of Nationwide 'Next Top Proposal' Video Contest

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/19/13 -- After a nationwide search for the best proposal video from a JDate success story, , the iconic community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other online dating sites combined, has named Manhattan residents Eric LaBarre and Nina Sturtz "JDate's Top Proposal." Former JDater® LaBarre captured their engagement on camera and the couple shared their musical proposal, "," to win a seven-night vacation in the Bahamas.F ...


19.11.2013

Stephen Kaufman of Fulcrum Partners Creates Legacy Through the Houston Jewish Book & Arts Fair

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/15/13 -- Ann and Stephen Kaufman, longtime leaders in the Houston community, have been honored with the renaming of the annual Jewish Book & Arts Fair as "The Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair."Stephen Kaufman, a Managing Director with Fulcrum Partners LLC, one of the nation's leading and largest executive benefits consultancies, says, "Ann and I have known for many years that we wanted to help ensure the con ...


15.11.2013

JDate Partners With Live Talks Los Angeles to Offer Exclusive VIP Date Experiences

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 -- ®, the largest and most successful online Jewish community, and , an organization that features on-stage conversations with top writers, musicians, actors, humorists and thought leaders in business and science, have announced a partnership that offers JDaters® exclusive access and discounts to all Live Talks Los Angeles events. The partnership provides an opportunity for JDaters to enjoy premier events with appearances by high profile guests inclu ...


16.10.2013

JDate's Next Top Proposal: Nationwide Call for Video Submissions

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/13 -- , the iconic community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other online dating sites combined, is in search of the most surprising or unique JDate marriage proposal. Former JDaters® who met their fiancé or spouse on JDate and who captured their engagement on camera are encouraged to share their proposal videos via for a chance to win a seven night all-inclusive stay at Breezes Bahamas."JDate's mission is to strengthen the Jew ...


17.09.2013

JDate and 92nd Street Y Starting Off the Jewish New Year Right With More Exclusive Offline Dating Experiences

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/03/13 -- ®, the largest and most successful online Jewish community, and , the nonprofit community and cultural center in New York, today announced the extension of their strategic partnership. First launched in 2012, the JDate-92Y collaboration aims to further their shared mission of building and strengthening the Jewish community.As part of the expanded partnership, JDate, which is responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other online dating sites com ...


03.09.2013

The Dating Game: Mobile Technology Redefines the Rules for Singles

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/13 -- According to a study jointly commissioned by , the largest and fastest growing online community for , and , the iconic community responsible for more than all other dating sites combined, navigating relationships in today's mobile world comes with new rules, increased dependence on technology and surprising expectations around how people prefer to communicate.The study, , surveyed 1,500 U.S. singles between the ages of 21 and 50, and reveals ...


23.07.2013

ChristianMingle and JDate Debut New Mobile Apps: ChristianMingle Quick View and JPix

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- , the largest and fastest growing online community for , and , which is responsible for more than all other online dating sites combined, announced today two new mobile apps designed for daters to use anytime, anywhere: ChristianMingle's Quick View app and JDate's JPix app.and are each free and easy-to-use, offering singles real-time, quick access to browse and connect on ChristianMingle and JDate in fun, easy and efficient ways. Unlik ...


09.07.2013

Must Love Dogs: JDate Presents First Dog-Friendly Group Date

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 -- Ever wish you could bring your best friend along on your date? Good news: now you can! , the largest and most successful community, presents its first event for Los Angeles singles and their pooches, "," on Sunday, June 30 from 2-5 p.m. The afternoon of fetch, fun and flirting will be hosted by world-renowned dog coach and bestselling author , who has been called the "life coach for dogs and their people," by Oprah Winfrey and ...


11.06.2013

Morocco Travel: Sahara Soul Travel Offering Jewish Heritage Tour

Jewish heritage tour offers nine days of ultimate cultural experience by Sahara Soul Travel. This extensive tour is one of the greatest opportunities for travel enthusiasts to explore 500 years of culturally rich Morocco Jewish heritage. Visitors, who are planning to Travel to Morocco, will be accompanied by experienced guides proficient in English. The tour covers all the famous ancient Jewish neighborhoods, historical museums, cemeteries, souk bazaars and visitors can enjoy their nights in the ...


09.06.2013

Several Russian Speakers on New Executive Committee of World Jewish Congress; Ronald S. Lauder Confirmed as President of the Leading International Jewish Organization

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY and MOSCOW -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/13 --Commenting on the election results, Russian Jewish Congress President Yuri Kanner, also a new vice-president of the WJC, said: "I congratulate Ronald S. Lauder on his re-election, and also the entire new WJC Executive. I believe this is a fantastic team that represents world Jewry as a whole. Together with my colleagues I will make sure that the voice of Russian-speaking Jewry will be heard in the World Jewish Congress."Delega ...


13.05.2013

DGAP-News: The Most Comprehensive News From Israel, Its MidEast Neighbours and the Jewish World: A New Kind of News From Israel and Region

News Cloud Overseas Corp. 30.04.2013 18:00 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Official Launch of Online Israel News Cloud Site ISRAEL NEWS CLOUD (israelnewscloud.com) - A Division of News Cloud Overseas Corp. TORONTO, April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hon. Jerry S. Grafstein, Q.C., Co-Founder/Chair, announces the launch of Israel News Cloud (http://www.israelnewscloud.com) - a premier provi ...


30.04.2013

John Ruskay, Ph.D., to Step Down in June 2014 as Executive Vice President and CEO of UJA-Federation of New York

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- John Ruskay, Ph.D., today announced he will step down from his position as Executive Vice President and CEO of UJA-Federation of New York on June 30, 2014, concurrent with the close of the 2014 Annual Campaign."I believe Federations represent the best of areyvut -- responsibility for an entire community and people -- and UJA-Federation has had an extraordinary record of meeting this responsibility for more than 90 years. I am so proud to have he ...


23.04.2013

GHETTO TANGO, songs of defiance during the Nazi-Occupation to play Off Broadway March 10

Songwriters who defied the Nazi-Occupation, GHETTO TANGO, the theatrical concert of their collective music, to be presented Off Broadway by THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE - FOLKSBIENE and MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE on MARCH 10. The acclaimed musical chronology of occupied Europe’s underground music culture, GHETTO TANGO features songs created and sung in the Ghetto cabarets of Nazi-occupied Europe to sustain its residents, will be seen in a one-performance only engagement Off Broadway, co-present ...


19.02.2013

Mazelmoments to Release New E-Books on Wedding, Bar & Bat Mitzvah Party Planning for 2013

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 -- Mazelmoments, the New York City-based award-winning website for planning Jewish inspired events, is set to release two ground-breaking reports covering the latest trends in Weddings, Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah celebrations. Titled, "2013 Wedding Trends Report," which focuses on Jewish Weddings, and "2013 Bar & Bat Mitzvah Trends Report," the reports are professionally designed e-books complete with dazzling images from vendors ...


24.01.2013

UJA-Federation Geography Report Reveals New Insights Into the Largest Jewish Community in North America, Area by Area

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- New York's Jewish community remains highly concentrated, with four distinct areas that would each qualify as one of America's 20 largest based on their population and ten areas that are home to nearly half of New York's Jews according to the . This publication is UJA-Federation of New York's second report in the series drawn from the latest decennial study of New York's Jewish population and uncovers the unique variations of ...


17.01.2013

Wall Street Leaders Raise $23 Million at UJA-Federation of New York's The Wall Street Dinner to Support the Vital Needs of Community

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 -- UJA-Federation of New York's Wall Street & Financial Services Division raised a record breaking $23 million at The Wall Street Dinner on Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Hilton New York, surpassing last year by $1 million. The Wall Street Dinner continues to be one of New York City's leading philanthropic events and this year had a record turnout of more than 1,500 financial professionals, prominent business leaders, and philanthropists ...


11.12.2012

Los Angeles Jewish Community Unites on Christmas Eve

BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- It's 8pm on December 24th. Do you know where your Jewish friends are? If they're in the know, then they're likely at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills for , also known as "."Held for the first time in 1994, SCHMOOZ-A-PALOOZA instantly became the hippest, must-attend in Los Angeles. Nearly two decades later, this annual can't-miss event has gone from a fun party to an annual tradition for all Jews -- not just singles! For ...


28.11.2012

LimmudBoston 2012 Conference Expands for Shabbat

WABAN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- On Sunday, December 2, the annual conference celebrates Jewish lifelong learning with over 100 sessions, concerts, panel discussions and community opportunities. To start off the weekend, LimmudBoston ("Limmud" is Hebrew for "Study") has expanded to include 10 different Shabbat (Hebrew for "Sabbath") experiences -- where Sunday's presenters will be speaking in Greater Boston congregations. Details on all of these Shabb ...


27.11.2012

Israel Conversations Abound at LimmudBoston 2012

WABAN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 -- Israel is certainly in the news, and Israel conversations will be front and center at on Sunday, December 2nd at Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Chestnut Hill, MA. During the all day, volunteer-driven conference celebration of Jewish culture, with over 15 choices of programs, panels, concerts & presentations each hour, there are plenty of opportunities to hear about Israel -- from many different points of view.The Israel Consul General for New Englan ...


26.11.2012

Reform Rabbis Express Support for Israel/Gaza Cease Fire

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/12 -- The world's largest group of Jewish clergy, the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), consisting of 2,000 Reform Rabbis, applauds and supports the recent cease-fire between the State of Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, according to a statement issued by the CCAR."We salute all those in Israel, Gaza, the United States and beyond who helped bring about this direly needed secession of violence. We pray that this ceasefire will be mor ...


22.11.2012

LimmudBoston 2012 Expands With Camp Limmud Family Program

WABAN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- The 3rd annual conference on Jewish lifelong learning -- to be held on December 2nd in Chestnut Hill, MA -- expands this year, to include a robust "Camp Limmud," program for children, ages 3-13. Camp Limmud is an age-appropriate version of LimmudBoston 2013, which meets in the same venue.While parents are learning at LimmudBoston, children (ages 3-13) attend Camp Limmud ("Limmud" is Hebrew for "study") and experience some o ...


19.11.2012

JDate and 92nd Street Y Announce Strategic New Partnership

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/12 -- , the largest and most successful community, and , the nonprofit community and cultural center in New York, today announced a strategic partnership aimed at furthering their shared mission of building and strengthening Jewish communities.JDate, which is responsible for more than all other dating sites combined, will be the exclusive dating partner for 92Y through March 2013. JDate members will have special access to the organization's most popu ...


02.11.2012

$45 Million Raised at UJA-Federation of New York's Annual Campaign Kickoff Event Breaks Record

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- UJA-Federation of New York's 2013 Annual Campaign launched last night with a kickoff event that raised $45 million, an increase of $1 million from last year. The record-breaking results of the annual campaign kickoff event showcase the organization's commitment to care for Jews in need, New Yorkers of all backgrounds, and to in New York, Israel, and throughout the world.The 2013 Annual Campaign kickoff had a record turnout, gathering 125 ph ...


24.10.2012

Jewish Writers Shine at LimmudBoston 2012

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/23/12 -- Many authors will present at the third annual, volunteer-driven conference celebration of Jewish culture, taking place all day, Sunday, December 2, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Register now for which includes over 90 presentations, concerts and performances inspiring Jewish lifelong learning. Limmud is Hebrew for "study." LimmudBoston is one of more than 50 volunteer-driven Limmud conferences throughout the world.Brandeis University's Profes ...


23.10.2012

UJA-Federation of New York Enlists Diverse Jewish Communities for Month of Volunteerism

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/17/12 -- UJA-Federation of New York is supporting , which transforms the Jewish month of Cheshvan, a month without Jewish holidays, into a global month celebrating and community building. takes place from October 17 to November 14, 2012.UJA-Federation's support for JSAM helps people from different backgrounds to work together in community-based social action projects that aims to make life better for thousands more individuals and families. In 2012, 34 ...


17.10.2012

UJA-Federation of New York Adds Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations to Its Network of Agencies

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/12 -- In another milestone of recognition for the critical importance of Russian-speaking Jews in New York, the Board of Directors of UJA-Federation of New York voted to add COJECO to its network of affiliated agencies. COJECO becomes not only the first organization to join UJA-Federation's network in more than 17 years, but it also becomes the first affiliated agency whose principal goal is to represent Russian-speaking Jews.In 2001, UJA-Federation� ...


24.09.2012

UJA-Federation of New York Connects the Jewish Community to High Holiday Services

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/12 -- The High Holidays -- that begin with Rosh Hashanah, the , at sundown on Sunday, September 16, 2012 -- are a time for reflection and introspection. They also provide a unique opportunity for the Jewish community to reach out to and engage all those who wish to attend High Holiday services but might not have a place to go.In an effort to respond to this need during the , UJA-Federation of New York has once again compiled a comprehensive guide for New Yo ...


29.08.2012

Scholarships Totaling Nearly $1 Million Awarded by UJA-Federation of New York to Jewish Students in Need

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/24/12 -- Nearly $1 million in was awarded to more than 400 of New York's most talented and needy Jewish students at the 19th Annual Scholarship Presentation at this year's Rose Biller Career Fair on Thursday, August 23rd, at UJA-Federation of New York. The scholarship awards program is the largest Jewish scholarship program in the country. For nearly two decades it has enriched the lives of thousands of Jewish students, helping the to fulfill their ...


24.08.2012

Jspace.com Launches Virtual Munich 11 Memorial to Honor Fallen Israeli Olympians

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/26/12 -- The Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games begins this Friday, July 27th. Yet on the 40th anniversary of the Munich Massacre, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has repeatedly refused to grant even one minute of silence to honor the fallen Israeli athletes at the Opening Ceremony. In response, has created the Munich 11 Virtual Memorial, a space where everyone can honor and remember the tragic events of September 1972.At the you can read ...


26.07.2012

The Jewish Free Loan Association Receives Grant to Establish Loan Fund for Veterans

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/24/12 -- The Jewish Free Loan Association (JFLA) is thrilled to announce the creation of an exciting new program -- Strawberry Jam, a veterans loan fund. Thanks to a generous cornerstone gift from the Metabolic Studio, JFLA can now address the growing financial and educational needs of local veterans by providing interest-free loans on a non-sectarian basis.The statistics both nationally and locally in Los Angeles indicate that the veteran population who ha ...


24.07.2012

UJA-Federation of New York Raises $187 Million

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/09/12 -- UJA-Federation of New York successfully concluded its 2011-2012 fiscal year, holding steady under continuing economic challenges and raising a total of $187 million from all fundraising efforts. The annual campaign raised $136.7 million, while Planned Giving rose to $43.8 million. Over $6.5 million was raised for special initiatives and agency capital funds."While our region continues to be challenged by the slow economic recovery, the enormous g ...


09.07.2012

Jewish Community Sets a Guinness World Record Making Sandwiches in a UJA-Federation of New York Mitzvah Project

ROSLYN, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 -- Setting a Guinness World Record, 100 children and parent UJA-Federation Guinness World Record volunteers came together from the Jewish community to whip together 1,660 sandwiches in one hour to be donated to feed the hungry. With support from an additional 100 volunteers from the local who wrapped and counted the sandwiches, the pile of sandwiches at the end of the hour stood high -- a visible reminder of what it takes to feed those in need. UJA-Feder ...


02.05.2012

JDate Engages Its Success Story Couples With Launch of New Marriage Proposal Program

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/28/12 -- (), the premier online , today unveiled a Proposal Program committed to helping couples who have met on JDate achieve their dream marriage proposals. According to a 2011 survey by independent research company ResearchNow, JDate is responsible for more than all other online dating sites combined, and with the launch of this new initiative the site will continue its commitment to strengthening the Jewish community and ensuring that Jewish traditio ...


28.03.2012

NY Gold Buyer, The Gold Standard, Recovers Stolen Valuables From Synagogue -- Justice Served on a Silver Platter

FOREST HILLS, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/07/12 -- After days of trying to find the thief who stole more than a dozen religious artifacts from a local synagogue in Kew Gardens, NY, Janet Medina, an employee at The Gold Standard of Forest Hills, was able to help return the stolen items. After recognizing the reported stolen property on TV, Medina and storeowner Scott Simon immediately contacted local police.When News Channel NY1 reported on more than a dozen stolen valuables from Congregation Dege ...


07.03.2012

MatzoBall(R) Celebrates 25 Years in the 'Business of Love' With Its Annual Christmas Eve Event

MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/11 -- According to the US Census, 44 percent of American adults are single. Helping bridge this relationship status are a series of businesses dedicated to online dating, matchmaking and speed dating. A veteran in this same "finding-love" department is Andrew Rudnick and his ®, an event that takes the traditionalist approach to meeting singles over a cocktail, music and great atmosphere. Celebrating 25 years of uniting people on Christmas Eve, the si ...


20.12.2011

Jspace.com to Launch a Jewish Organizations Section

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/11 -- , a new social networking portal, will launch its "" section today with the participation of close to 80 non-profit Jewish community organizations. The .ORG section of Jspace provides non-profit organizations with web space to post information, share event photos with their constituents, and accept online donations from Jspace members.Participating organizations at launch time include the (JFNA), , and many more. To join .ORG, an organiza ...


12.12.2011

Peter Blatt to Chair Arthur Meyer's Investment Committee in 2012

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- The Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy (AIMJA) of the greater Palm Beaches is proud to announce the new Chairman of the Investment Committee for 2012 and beyond, Peter Blatt, J.D., LL.M of Blatt Financial Group, Inc."This is a big honor for me" said Blatt, during a recent call to discuss the nomination and the plans for the Investment Committee going forward. "This institution is steeped in tradition, and offers children an inval ...


09.12.2011

Second Annual LimmudBoston Conference -- A Smashing Success

WABAN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/08/11 -- More than 1,000 members of the Greater Boston Jewish community flocked to Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Chestnut Hill, MA, on Sunday, December 4, where they celebrated the joys of lifelong Jewish learning at , the second annual Limmud for the New England area. Around the world, Limmud (Hebrew for "study") conferences encourage Jewish lifelong learning for all.Volunticipants (volunteers and participants) took part in 120 sessions on everything ...


08.12.2011

iPad App, "iT'filah," Provides Interactive and Portable Friday Night Prayer Experience

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/11 -- The , the largest publisher of Jewish liturgy in North America, has launched "," the first prayer book app for North America's liberal Jewish community. As with the CCAR Press' (2007), the app offers an innovative approach to the Friday night Shabbat liturgy including contemporary interpretations, gender sensitive language, inspiring meditations and transliterations.The groundbreaking app moves the prayer experience out of the tr ...


07.12.2011

New Jewish Portal Launched, Connecting Jews Around the World

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/11 -- is a new social portal site for information on all things Jewish around the globe which launched on Sunday, November 6 at the Jewish Federations of North America's General Assembly in Denver.Through Jspace.com, members are able to get a snapshot of Jewish life around the world, with hundreds of listings for synagogues, Jewish events, nightlife, dating, news and more. They can turn to Jspace to connect locally and in any other Jewish communities ...


09.11.2011

LimmudBoston Is Alive With the Sounds of Music

NEWTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- announces a musical line-up of world-class musicians, emceed by , from Chicago's Second City Comedy Troupe, in concerts spread throughout the day of celebration of Jewish lifelong learning will be held at Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Chestnut Hill, MA on December 4, 2011, from 9am to 9pm.Beyond the music are 100-plus inspirational, educational and sensational learning opportunities, for beginners to scholars, the young and the young-at-heart.At ...


02.11.2011

Reform Rabbis Rejoice at Return of Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit

NEW YORK CITY, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/11 -- The , the world's largest group of Jewish clergy, issued a statement expressing joy for Sgt. Gilad Shalit's return to Israel after "five years of cruel captivity and isolation by Hamas." The CCAR also expresses concern for ramifications resulting from the release of 1027 Palestinians, many of whom have been involved with murders and other acts of violence against Israel.According to the statement, the CCAR, which represents n ...


19.10.2011

LimmudBoston 2011 - Fifty Fabulous Sessions... and Counting

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/12/11 -- The 2011 planning team announces that 50 sessions have already been accepted for this year's Jewish learning extravaganza, which will take place at Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Chestnut Hill, MA on December 4, 2011.At Limmud, everyone is a learner and everyone can propose a session. Some local rabbis who will present include Arthur Green of Hebrew College, Alan Ullman, Leonard Gordon and Ruth Langer. Non-clergy leaders include Judy Klitsner, a ...


12.10.2011



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