Congregants at “Ohel Avraham” come together not only for holiday celebrations but also for the important moments in each other’s lives. As Congregation “Ohel Avraham” grew over the past few years, synagogue leadership started setting up modest subcommittees within the Va’ad, or leadership council. [Read more…]
Ohel Avraham creates opportunities for people who want to reclaim their Judaism. In Israel, the dominant Jewish voice has dehumanized LGBTQ members of society for far too long, turning many people away from religion. Ohel Avraham, the leading Reform Congregation in Haifa, has been, for many years, a home for LGBTQ members. [Read more…]
Many people travel to and from Israel, But Ohel Avraham creates opportunities for very different travel experiences – opportunities to meet Jews around the world in profound and even life-changing ways. Ohel Avraham connects Jewish communities across the Atlantic through two unique partnership programs with American congregations. [Read more…]
On Yom HaShoah, “Holocaust Remembrance Day” (27th Nisan / May 24), the Leo Baeck Education Center community commemorated the lives and heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. [Read more…]
In March thirteen Leo Baeck high school students traveled to London for an exciting and emotional study tour to mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Rabbi Dr. Leo Baeck, in whose honor our school is named, and to follow in the footsteps of the Kindertransport stories.