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Czech Torah Arrives at Bonai!

Congregation Bonai Shalom is thrilled to announce that we have received a Torah from the Pinchas Synagogue in Prague, Czech Republic!

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Bonai Shalom’s Working Groups Statement on Recent Events

We are not powerless against this crisis, and we are obligated to take action to honor those who have lost their lives in this senseless, and in so many cases, preventable bloodshed. There are a number of actions that members of our community can take. 

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First Friday on Thursday with Professor Merav Ben David

In late fall of 2009, I was sitting for an interview with National Geographic on the bow of a Coast Guard Icebreaker in the Arctic Ocean. I was the chief scientist on an expedition to study polar bears. According to NASA’s predictions, we were supposed to be breaking solid ice. Instead, we were motoring at full speed: at a time the sea was supposed to be frozen, there was no ice to be seen.

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