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Holocaust Remembered: Service touches on dangers of apathy

A crowd of about 100 commemorated the lives of Jewish  Holocaust victims Sunday with responsive prayers and melodious Hebrew hymns in a Yom Hashoah memorial service at Congregation B’nai Israel.

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Holocaust Educators Scholarship Available

 

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Group Welcomes Torah

Torah scribe Alberto I. Attia raises Congregation B’nai Israel’s completed new Torah on Sunday during a dedication service, known as a Torah Siyyum. Behind him, in front of the open ark are Felix Weill, left, and Dr. Charles Kaufman.

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Worldwide Hatikvah Project Videos

Both congregation B'nai Israel and Beth Shalom Synagogue participated in the Global Hatikvah Project-a worldwide initiative to bring together jewish communities from around the world to sing Israels national anthem for Yom Ha Atzmaut. - Videos are below

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Holocaust Educators Scholarship Available

The Jewish Federation of Greater Baton Rouge and The Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival would like to formally invite all secondary English and social studies teachers to apply for a fully funded scholarship to attend the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators hosted by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Read more...

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