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May 16, 2016
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Some fun Jewish facts!

Got any more? Let us know at ari.saks@gmail.com. "THESE ARE LITTLE KNOWN JEWISH FACTS THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT JEWISH" ENJOY! 1) The Roosevelts were Dutch Jews who arrived in NYC in 1682. Claes Rosenvelt before he changed his name to Nicholas Roosevelt, was the first Roosevelt ancestor to set foot in America, and Sarah Delano, FDR's mother, descended from Sephardic Jews. 2) Joseph Stalin was originally named Joseph David Djugashvili (translated as: "son of a Jew".) All 3 of the women that he married were Jewish. 3) Dwight Eisenhower's father was a Swedish Jew, and listed in West Point* 's Yearbook of 1915. 4) Lillian Friedman, a Jewish woman, married Cruz Rivera. They named their baby Geraldo Miguel Rivera (it doesn't[...]

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February 26, 2016
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Mordy’s Brunch Hour featuring Rabbi Gerald L. Zelizer

Mordy's Brunch Hour -- Engage TRADITION ($10 for members; $20 for non-members) Featuring Rabbi Gerald Zelizer, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Neve Shalom.    A Rabbi's Work: Building Synagogue Life in Middlesex County - Past, Present, & Future  Discover the history and uncover the possibilities of synagogue life in our area of Middlesex County. Rabbi Gerald Zelizer, Rabbi emeritus of Congregation Neve Shalom in Metuchen NJ and a leading Jewish communal figure in Middlesex County for over 45 years will share his thoughts on the nature of the rabbinate and Jewish communal life.    RSVP on our Facebook event page Share the flyer with friends!   PROGRAM  9:30 -- Tallis and Tefillin Service  10:30 -- Brunch begins  11:00 -- Lecture Begins    Mordy's Brunch hour is a series of lecture programs[...]

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December 29, 2015
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Circumcision Blessings

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October 30, 2015
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Rabbi Saks’ Weekly Online Parashah Class

RABBI SAKS' WEEKLY ONLINE PARASHAH CLASS -- Watch the Latest Episode Here... Take a "Torah" lunch break and join Rabbi Saks for his weekly Online Parashah class every Friday at 12 pm.  Watch episodes of Rabbi Saks' Online Parashah Class (according to the triennial cycle) by clicking on this link or "Online Parashah Class" in the menu above For a listing of classes according to each portion, click this link Latest class... Parashat Vayera 2015/5776: Where Is Home? Beginning with Abraham, the Israelites are in constant search for home. Their existence is predicated upon the constant search for home and the reality of living in the diaspora or exile. Is it possible for the Israelites to truly ever reach home? Is it possible for us[...]

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August 11, 2014
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Hebrew Program

LEARN & PRACTICE HEBREW Individual Hebrew Practice - Date & Time TBD with Rabbi - Cost TBD In this independent study program, participants will meet with the rabbi 1-on-1 for 30 minutes to learn and practice their Hebrew. Designed for beginners but open to all, the course will utilize the book “Teach Yourself How to Read Hebrew” as well as online tutorials. During the 1-on-1 meetings, participants will have the opportunity to review the homework in the book or practice a prayer/reading they are learning on their own. If interested, please email Rabbi Saks (ari.saks@gmail.com). Group Hebrew Practice - 2nd Thursday of the month - 7:00pm - Free Come to practice your Hebrew skills for 30 minutes on the 2nd Thursday of each month, beginning September 11. Participants will be partnered[...]

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December 4, 2013
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King David Dancing Before the Ark of the Covenant

Enjoy this clip of a young Richard Gere dancing before the Ark of the Covenant as King David. You can check out more interesting articles and videos about Judaism under the Learning tab at the top of the page. (more…)

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November 22, 2013
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The Power of Redemption

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November 13, 2013
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From Behind the Mechitzah

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Praying at the Western Wall Together

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