Masorti  News
from Around the World


March 2018 / Nisan 5778

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Rabbi Mauricio Balter  examines the true meaning of freedom and relates it to the four children in the Haggadah.

Planning a trip?  Find a Masorti Synagogue anywhere in the world. For locations in the United States click here. For Israel, click here, and for locations around the world, click here.
Next Generation MERCAZ:  Meet Marom's Leandro Galanternik and Daniel Algazi Cohen from Mexico who are the next generation of MERCAZ representatives to see how they are changing the face of the organization. Watch highlights of the recent MERCAZ Leadership Retreat in Israel.
Where to find Tokyo's best challah. Rabbi David Kunin talks about his community, Jewish life, kosher food and running a multilingual Hebrew school in Japan.
Do you like to sing? Want to lead services?  Meet Anna Smirnitskaya from Marom Moscow. Anna is doing long-distance cantorial studies through EAJL (the European Academy for Jewish Liturgy). Read more about Anna's studies and click here to find out how you can learn to lead services for your community with EAJL.
Meet London's newest Masorti Congregation - the New Stoke Newington Shul.
Kosher catering too expensive?
Read about the European Masorti Bet Din's unique  "one-day license"   initiative to provide temporary Kashrut certification to conventional caterers and drive down the cost of hosting a kosher event.
Are you looking for Israel related ideas for Yom HaAtzmaut? Are you an Educator looking for a curriculum for Israel's 70th birthday? Check out MERCAZ Olami's Educational Kit Israel at 70, and while you're at it, check out MERCAZ Olami's new Facebook page.
See pictures of  Masorti Purim celebrations from around the world.
Aviv Community in Chernivtsy, Ukraine.

AJBC 1870 Community in Lima, Peru.
Find out more about Marom's  Shnat Hachshara and Drachim programs!
3G Program
Future leaders of Chile's Masorti Jewish Community attend a Masorti Shabbaton in Jerusalem.

Last chance to register for  Onward NOAM Olami: Calling all youth 18-27 for the opportunity to spend an all-expenses paid summer in Israel, professional internships and train to become a Masorti youth leader. Write to  Reut Yahav, Director of NOAM Olami for more details.
Meet the Staff: Alexis Silverman
Masorti Israel's new egalitarian siddur VaAni Tefillati 
(Hebrew) is now available in app form so you can take it with you anywhere you go. Click here to download the App.

Stay Tuned for...
Ansche Chesed Tribute
Rabbi Jules & Nava Harlow
April 29, 2018 
New York
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Yom Haatzmaut 70th
April 20, 2018

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Masorti Goes to Kiev!
June 7-12, 218
Kiev, Ukraine

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Hitjadshut II 
August 3-6, 2018
Lima, Peru

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Onward NOAM Olami
June 23-August 2, 2018

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Masorti Olami
Leadership Retreat
October 18-22, 2018
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