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Taking a Deeper Dive: The Sephardic & Ashkenazic Berakhot Dilemma Rooted in Mikvah Immersion

Ilana Gadish, Yoetzet Halakha

Monday, March 20, 7:00PM

 

Together we will explore the halachic origins of the great debate on when to make blessings-- before or after mitzvoth. This dilemma originates in the blessing for mikvah immersion, and we will see how the divergence of customs developed-- one that remains even in the modern era.

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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