+ Challenge Cup 5/17

The Annual Challenge Cup is a fun academic competition between the Tamid classes and Tamid locations. This year’s challenge cup will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:30 PM. In 2013, Team Tribeca won the cup. Good luck defending it this year and good luck to all our competitors.   Prepare for the

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+ Greetings from Warsaw

March 23, 2014 Jhane Dobre, Greetings from Warsaw, We came to Poland to uncover the history of the town from where our Ark emerged. You may remember that last May, we had the honor of rescuing an Ark and Torah scroll from the Meseritz Shul on East 6th St. and 1st Ave. just before the

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+ #Giving Tuesday

12/3/13 Today is #Giving Tuesday – a philanthropic alternative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s also the 7th day of Hanukkah and together, it provides a new way of thinking about tonight’s candle lighting. Instead of receiving giving gifts tonight, give a gift and have a conversation about how your family approaches philanthropy, charity, and tzedakah (Hebrew for

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+ B’nai Mitzvah Revolution

From last Sunday’s, NY Times. Front Page J. Emilio Flores for The New York Times LOS ANGELES — The American bar mitzvah, facing derision for Las Vegas style excess, is about to get a full makeover, but for an entirely different reason. Jordan focused on combating hunger before his bar mitzvah last year. Families have

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+ Save the Mesertiz Ark

This is a real life story in b’shert (destiny) that is happening right now. It began two months ago when we started our Ark campaign to create an Ark for our Torah scroll. Last week, I received an email from an architect named Jason Friedman who lives downtown and joined us for the High Holidays. His firm

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