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Gateways Chanukah 2023

Gateways Pesach 2024


Gateways Pesach 2022 Recap Video

Experience the sights and sounds of Gateways Pesach 2022 in this short video which captures the essence of our Pesach program at the Sheraton Grand ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – Travel Advisory – Emor 5782

Something to think about while traveling…. View this video directly on Vimeo

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Lag B’Omer 2022 – The 33rd Day of the Omer

Two significant events occurred on Lag B’Omer (This year beginning at sundown on Wednesday, May 18, 2022), and though separated by many years, they both ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – Counting Weeks: Sefirat HaOmer – Parshat Kedoshim 5782

What is the significance of counting weeks in addition to days between Passover and Shavuot? View this video directly on Vimeo

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Harry’s Video Blog – Look-Alikes – Acharei Mot 5782

What can we learn from the two identical goats of the Yom Kippur service? (Let my twins know if you like their joke.) View this video ...

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Is Independence Good?

We will be celebrating the State of Israel’s 74th Independence Day very soon (May 3rd), an occasion for gratitude to G-d and also to the ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – #Dayeinu – Pesach 5782

How would it “have been enough for us” if G-d had not parted the sea or taken us through it on dry land? View this video ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – The Next Door Neighbor – Metzora 5782

Harry Rothenberg recommends, "Choose your neighbors carefully." View this video directly on VIMEO

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Harry’s Video Blog – The Slap at the Oscars – Parshat Tazria 5782

What timely lesson can we learn from a slap seen around the world? View this video directly on Vimeo

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Harry’s Video Blog – Food Fight! – Shemini 5782

Arguments are inevitable. But we have control over whether and how they end. View this video directly on Vimeo

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Harry’s Video Blog – Putin and Purim – Purim 5782

What can we learn from the Purim story and current events? View this video directly on Vimeo

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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-Rosh Hashanah


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Traditional Chanukah menorah lit with olive oil, isolated on a black background; selective focus on the right flame.



The Brownstone Buzz

The past three months have been action packed at The Brownstone with exciting events for the young professional, collegiate, Israeli and Russian divisions. In addition ...

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Gateways Jerusalem Retreats

Gateways has partnered with the new Jerusalem Gardens Hotel and Spa (formerly the Leonardo Inn).  This alliance will enable us to run a myriad of ...

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Brownstone Russian Initiative – JDC Seminar for the FSU Jewish Educators

Russian Initiative of the Brownstone together with the American Joint Distribution Committee organized a week long seminar in May of 2012th. Nine young Jewish professional ...

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