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So Much More Than Sh’mot: Our First Ever Teen Exchange with Ohel Avraham

04 January

January 4, 2013 / 23 Tevet 5773

“So Much More Than Sh’mot:
Our First Ever Teen Exchange with Ohel Avraham”
by Rabbi Joshua Strom

This Shabbat begins the book of Sh’mot, the book we call Exodus. It is the seminal story of the Jewish people, of our freedom and redemption, the leaving of Egypt for the Promised Land of Israel. Two weeks ago yesterday, ten of our teenage chalutzim, or pioneers, along with Hope Chernak, Linda Minton, and myself, embarked on an Exodus of our own, the first ever Teen Exchange program between Shaaray Tefila and our partner congregation in Haifa, Ohel Avraham and the Leo Baeck Education Center…