Archive | March, 2013

A Letter from a Shaaray Tefila Teen Leader to Our Community

27 March

A Letter from Ben Bass to Our Partnership Community

When I traveled to Israel in December 2011, I felt something that I couldn’t explain. From the second I arrived, I felt connected, which was something that I just couldn’t fathom since it was my first time there. The people I met, the traditions I practiced, everything I did felt natural. While I missed my home in New York, I knew that spiritually, I was home in Israel…

New York City Reflections By Adi

18 March

New York City Reflections
By Adi

After 12 hours on a plane, we finally arrived to America-USA. My first time in NYC! We have been counting the days to see our friends from Shaaray Tefila again! Our first impression was that everything is so big and high, everything is so impressive and everyone is so kind and polite. We arrived at Shaaray Tefila and were greeted by all clergy; Rabbi Jonathan Stein, Rabbi Deborah Hirsch, Rabbi Joshua Strom, Cantor Todd Kipnis, and Cantor Maria Dubinsky. We received so many hugs and welcome messages by many other people as well…