Earlier this month the long-running battle between Israel and Iran in Syria reached a dramatic crescendo. What is believed to have been Iranian rocket-fire against Israeli army positions on the occupied Golan Heights (itself a response to earlier Israeli air attacks against an Iranian base in the country) prompted a major Israeli offensive.
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ASK THE RABBI
By RABBI DR RAYMOND APPLE
Q. This week’s portion enumerates the duties of Aaron the High Priest. Other kohanim should imitate his ritual efficiency; every Jew should emulate his character.In Pir’kei Avot 1:12 we are told to be like Aaron, “loving peace and pursuing peace, loving one’s fellow creatures and bringing them near to the Torah”.
Dan Sered, Director Jews for Jesus
Jews for Jesus said, “Behold Your G''[-]'d Jerusalem,” took place in Jerusalem in an unprecedented way this past month. With over 200 staff and volunteers participating, the group engaged in over 5,000 conversations with Israelis about Jesus one on one and had over 200,000 check out their social media posts.
COMPREHENSIVE JEWS FOR JESUS CAMPAIGN EVER TAKES PLACE IN JERUSALEM
GERMANY'S JEWS URGED NOT TO WEAR KIPPAHS AFTER ATTACKS
The leader of Germany's Jewish community has advised Jews to avoid wearing traditional skullcaps (kippahs) following anti-Semitic attacks. Josef Schuster, the president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, told Berlin public radio that Jews should exercise caution in big cities. culty and board members.
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