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Response to Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Last weekend, hundreds of Jewish Pittsburghers gathered to observe the National Refugee Shabbat, organized by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS). Drawing on the themes of wandering and welcome found in Lech Lecha (last week’s Torah portion), HIAS organizers hoped that synagogues observing Refugee Shabbat would commit to adopt refugee families and help them settle into their new lives in America. One week later, the same Jewish community that had gathered to show compassion to strangers was rewarded with a hailstorm of bullets. The perpetrator, a domestic terrorist, walked into a synagogue building shared by three congregations, interrupting a joyous bris with rage and […]

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Project Life Series

Developed by Anglicans for Life, Project Life is an 8 week adult education video series exploring life issues (abortion, unplanned pregnancies, euthanasia and other topics). It will take place Monday evenings at 7:15 beginning April 4, 2016 at 7:15 PM in the library of Edmonton Christian High School (14304-109 Avenue). For further information, contact Maureen Bedford at 780 432 8166 or Nancy Craig at 780 443 0200 or

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HaDerekh Youth Israel Aliyah

Shalom! We are accepting applications for our HaDerekh Youth Israel Aliyah next June. If you know of a Jewish young adult 17 to 23 years of age who is a solid believer in Messiah Yeshua and who would be interested in a 3 week road trip through the Land of Israel, have them contact us ASAP. We only have room for 6 people on the trip! Feel free to email us at or contact me at 773-343-6180 if you have questions. Forward for Messiah, Rabbi Kirk Gliebe

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