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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.

Hanukkiah

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

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Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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