Year-In-Israel Activities Organized by HUC-JIR Students from LA & NY Interning at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Monday, July 2, 2007

For information on Year-in-Israel programs, contact Naamah Kelman,

Shabbaton at Kibbutz Yagur - An opportunity to be hosted by secular kibbutzniks for Shabbat, home of Gadi Raviv, one of the Israeli rabbinic students. 

Shabbat at the Jerusalem Open House - Come to the Open House, Jerusalem's GLBTQ community center, at 6:30pm for Shabbat services and dinner. 

Havdallah & Movie Night:
Meet in Independence Park at 8:00pm for Havdallah and then head to the Malka Maill for a night at the movies. 

Daily Minyan:
Start your morning off right with an uplifting dose of tefillah. Optional shachrit services this week (student-led) will be at the following times:
Sunday: 7:50am
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: TBA 

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