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Highlighting the work of our grantees.

25Jun 17
Why An Orthodox Rabbi Ordains Women

Why an Orthodox Rabbi Ordains Women

“By granting smicha to women, I wish to model a new contemporary theology in which our refined sentiments are redeemed and our torn souls healed,” writes Rabbi Herzl Hefter in the following excerpt from his article “Why I Ordained Women.” Rabbi Hefter heads Har’el Beit Midrash, a recently established rabbinic studies program for men and women in Jerusalem. The institution…

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21May 17
Fly For Israel

Fly for Israel

Watch a seven-minute sample reel for the award-winning documentary film Above and Beyond: The Birth of the Israeli Air Force, which focuses on the foreign pilots who fought in Israel’s War of Independence. Targum Shlishi awarded a grant to support this film, which includes an educational version optimized for the classroom. To learn more or to order the DVD, visit…

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