Job in the Synagogue

Many books of the Hebrew Bible are read in synagogue. The Torah is read in full on a yearly cycle, with one of 54 Torah portions read each week (sometimes two are combined so that the Torah is completed in the year). Likewise, selections from the prophets (haftaraot) are also read each week. Five megillot […]

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Prof. Eliezer Rabinovici of the Hebrew University elected President Of CERN

Professor Eliezer Rabinovici, 24th President of the CERN Council (Image CERN) CERN Council in Geneva has been elected Professor Eliezer Rabinovici of the Hebrew University its 24th president. CERN, the world’s largest particle accelerator research center, is an organization of 23 countries, including Israel, the only non-European country. Israel joined as a full member in December […]

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‘I love New York a lot’: Naftali Bennett spends Jewish holiday at an Upper East Side synagogue after UN speech

(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett had a homecoming of sorts on Manhattan’s Upper East Side Monday evening. Observing the holiday of Shemini Atzeret, the final holiday of the Jewish fall festivals, Bennett visited Kehilath Jeshurun, the Orthodox synagogue he and his wife Galit attended when they lived in the neighborhood in the early […]

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