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Dear Jonathan, My father bought this silver seder plate about 35-40 years ago. The dealer told him it was from Pesaro, Italy and crafted of silver in 1614. It appears to be worn from use. Is it authentic?
For some children, the seder means delicious jellied candies and afikoman hunts. For others it can mean terrifying public reading and unbearable amounts of sitting still at the table. And for those disabilities – whether psychological, developmental or language-based – it’s clear this night is different from all other nights. But can somebody slow down and please explain why?
Nate and his classmates are working on their Purim costumes. All the boys in his class are planning to wear superhero costumes, but Nate loves aliens and would like to dress as an alien. Reluctantly, Nate decides to dress like the other boys as a superhero -- until one of his dads reminds Nate of the Purim story.
In the Book of Esther, two women find themselves in vulnerable positions because of their gender.
Synagogue works to infuse congregational life with social justice, learning, and action.
Social Action calendar was created to allow congregants to choose activities that fit in their schedule.
The Temple partnered with two churches in the South Bronx in order to foster connections between the communities.
The Temple created a multifaceted AIDS awareness/action Project. The project provides assistance, support, advocacy, and education for all who are infected, affected, at risk, or concerned about HIV/AIDS.
Congregation organizes 40 hours worth of volunteer activities around Passover. Community Contact Information: Northwestern University Hillel www.nuhillel.org Goals: Draw connection between Passover and tikkun olam.
Drawing connections between the Exodus and modern day issues of slavery.