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Thrive LIVE! to feature Jason Alexander

Thrive LIVE! to feature Jason Alexander

Thrive Live to Feature Jason Alexander
Sun., April 28, 7pm @ Peabody Opera House
Celebrate our thriving Jewish community with Jason Alexander. The “Seinfeld” actor will perform at the donor appreciation event.

Follow up on the Gaza Crisis – 2010

Follow up on the Gaza Crisis – 2010

An update from Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., President & CEO, Jewish Federation of St. Louis Below, I share with you the recent summary of JFNA's relief efforts in the south of Israel during the Gaza crisis in November. Our community raised over $61,000 in emergency...

Yemen Pre-wedding Ceremony

Although I don't have time at this moment to post about our Thursday in Israel and probably won't be able to before Shabbat, I wanted to share pictures from the day so that families and friends can see them. Know that most of the photographs are from the Kibbutz...

Days Five – Six

We know. No blog update for days. Talk to Margo. She has jam-packed our days such that there has literally been no time to blog. There are going to be a lot of pictures. Look at all of them. We have been to some incredible places the last few days.Day Five -- Tuesday...

Day Four — Monday

Yes, I had a little "link" problem. Please try to view the photographs from Day Three again...the link is fixed and there are more pictures than were originally posted. You can see them HERENow to day four...We started off light. The Beit Canada absorption center...

Day Three — Sunday

It started off as a normal Rubin-ite day--breakfast outdoors. We were scheduled to go to the Temple Mount, a site holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians, and then to the Holy Sepulcher with visits to the site of Jesus' crucifixion and burial.As you may have read in the...

Day Two — Saturday

Israeli breakfast -- outdoors -- it was the perfect way to start the day. After a leisurely meal of coffee, pastries, olives, cheeses and breads, we went on an informal tour of Jerusalem with Danny, our lone soldier from the other night. He is a walking/talking...

Shalom!

Shalom from Eretz Yisrael!The first plane ride to Newark was a bumpy one. Many of us became motion-sick. Thanks to Jennifer's no-side-effect-miracle-cure, we were feeling a bit better for the delayed longer flight into Tel Aviv.We thought arriving in Israel would be...

Departure!

Tomorrow morning is the day that we Rubin-ites depart from St. Louis to begin our journey to Eretz Yisrael. Although we are leaving Thursday, it will be Friday when we actually arrive. How wonderful it will be to be able to celebrate Shabbat our first night in Israel!...

A Little Background…

The Rubin Israel Experience is a free Israel trip, gifted to 10 well-deserving young adults (27-40 years of age) who have NEVER been to Israel. The trip's intent is to strengthen the connection of Jewish adults, at a critical stage in their life, to the state of...