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Hazak U'barukh to Rabbi Meir Soloveichik for being awarded Becket's 2018 Canterbury Medal

Published on Apr 18, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Rabbi Meir Soloveichik for being awarded Becket's 2018 Canterbury Medal.  Each year, Becket honors a person who embodies and lives out an unfailing commitment to religious freedom. Past medalists include esteemed individuals such as Elie Wiesel and Archbishop Charles Chaput. Rabbi Soloveichik will be presented with the medal at the Canterbury Medal Gala at the Pierre Hotel on Thursday, May 24. To attend or sponsor the event, click here.

Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

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Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

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