WHO WE ARE

Through classes, events, and retreats led by renowned scholars and talented educational innovators,
we raise Jewish consciousness, nurture Jewish identity, and strengthen a connection to Israel.

Immersive family education programs
Social and educational events for college students and young professionals
Services focused on the Russian American Jewish community
Networking and matchmaking
Internet learning opportunities, including AskTheRabbi.org
Life skills and professional development seminars
Jewish holiday programs and retreats

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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SHAVUOS 2019

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ROSH HASHANAH 2019

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SUKKOS 2019

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CHANUKAH 2019

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PESACH 2019

LATEST POSTS

Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – The Last Matza, Bonfires and Sanctification – Emor 5778

The period between Pesach and Shavuot consists of a dichotomy of fantastically good events and horrifically bad events. Rabbi Becher puts it all together in ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – Sefirat Ha’Omer: Count It – Parshat Acharei Mot/Kedoshim 5777

The 50 days between Passover and Shavuot are meant for more than merely counting them. View this video directly on VIMEO  

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Diaspora Doubts – Pesach 5775

Diaspora Doubts In the times of the Temple, the Sanhedrin (Supreme Court)  would decide when to sanctify a new month primarily on the basis of eyewitness ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – NEVER Surrender! – Peasch 5779

Why did the Jews believe the first message delivered by Moses but not the second one? View this video directly on Vimeo

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Some of My Favorite (Seder) Things

The Exodus is mentioned numerous times in the Torah, and our calendar is based on the first month (Nissan) as the month of the Exodus. ...

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – Springtime is Pesach-time – Pesach 5779

Springtime is the season of redemption, and that is why the Jews were redeemed in the spring. View this video directly on Vimeo.

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