Tag Archives: Ilene Cohen
A blog post by Volunteer Coordinator Ilene Cohen. Volunteer coordinators and managers make it their duty to thank, support, guide and appreciate volunteers all year long. I have just learned that November 5th, is International Volunteer Managers Day. Who knew … Continue reading
Chapter Two is an educational program of the Associated, designed for women. Participants learn about themselves, are educated about the Associated and its agencies, and take part in experiential learning and hands-on social action. Today our group visited the Jewish … Continue reading
Standing in Hurva Square, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, we learned about the Hurva Synagogue.
The Hurva, whose name means “ruin,” was initially built in the 18th century. It was destroyed shortly thereafter and then rebuilt in the mid 19th century. It became Jerusalem’s main Ashkenazi synagogue but was destroyed again in 1948 by the … Continue reading