Daily Archives: September 10, 2020


Arizona Teachers arrive in Israel

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows (MITF), a Masa Israel Journey experience in partnership with Israel’s Ministry of Education. The 2020-21 Fellows have arrived from various countries and states including Arizona teachers Alexandra Goldberg and Sarah Balis. Under the strict guidelines and with approval from Israel’s Ministry of Health, Fellows…


Gesher’s B’nai Mitzvah

Gesher Disability Resources did something on Sept. 10 that they haven’t done since 2001. They held a b’nai mitzvah for eight of their members. It started with a mom asking Amy Hummell, Gesher’s executive director to consider doing the program. And then a week later, another mom asked.  “It was the craziest thing,” says Amy….


Jewish Life Television Offers High Holidays Programming

During these very difficult times, Jewish Life Television, North America’s premiere 24-7 Jewish-themed television network, is humbled to have the opportunity to offer extensive High Holiday programming to its large viewing audience throughout the United States and Canada. EREV ROSH HASHANAH Friday, September 18, 2020, 7:00PM, 10:00PM and 1:00AM (Eastern) Popular Jewish Music Performer and…


YIVO Receives IMLS Save America’s Treasures Grant

Photo: The Strashun Library was one of the most important libraries of Jewish learning in pre-World War II Europe, Its founder, Matityahu Strashun (1817-1885) was a major book collector, who owned thousands of Hebrew texts and manuscripts, including religious writings, fiction, poetry, scientific works, Jewish and Karaite historical works, travel accounts, and Hasidic texts. The…

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