A Note From Pnina Agenyahu, our new shlichah
With every Jewish holiday in America, it is difficult to feel the same amazing presence you get from celebrating it in Israel. This same emotion is present for me with the upcoming Sigd Festival. From a young age, I remember going to Jerusalem each year, to Armon Hanetziv, to join thousands of Jews from Beita Yisrael to mark the holiday in holy and spiritual splendor. Read More >>
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