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BHCBE Family Trip to Israel meets with IDF Soldiers

Israel Trip Dec. 2016 - Jan. 2017


Praying with the Soldiers by Rabbi Annie Tucker

The very first night that we gathered together for ma’ariv (the evening service) in Israel, we all instinctively turned to face the east. That is, until we realized that we were actually standing to the south of Jerusalem in Arad and that we needed to reposition ourselves in order to be in the direction of the Kotel. The next morning we enjoyed a beautiful sunrise service atop Masada led by our own recent bat mitzvah, Sophia Kurzman, changing our orientation yet again. Continue reading

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