53 HUC students to lead Passover Seders in 43 Cities in Eastern Europe in 2006

Wednesday, February 1, 2006

The HUC-JIR Passover Project in the FSU grows to new dimensions!! 

53 HUC-JIR Students will lead Passover Seders in 43 Cities in Eastern Europe between April 11-18, 2006. 

The HUC-JIR -- WUPJ Passover Project will create a "Reform Presence" in virtually every Eastern European city with a significant Jewish population this year!

Donations can be sent for this project, payable to HUC-JIR and annotated for the "Passover Project" -- please mail your contribution to: 

Diane Bongard
HUC-JIR
3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220-2488 

For more information, please contact: Rabbi David Wilfond at dwilfond@huc.edu 

Rabbi David Wilfond
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
HUC Jerusalem
13 King David Street
Jerusalem 94101 Israel
02-6203-392
dwilfond@huc.edu 


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