Extolling Jewish values

Author Shmuley Boteach lecture draws large audience to synagogue; the truth about tent city's origins; Beitar football club receives a booster in the form of NIS 1 million

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August 11, 2011 13:57
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Beitar Jerusalem 311. (photo credit: Beitar Jerusalem Website)

 
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■ IT’S RARE for the women’s section of any synagogue to have more than a handful of congregants for Minha services on Shabbat. But last Saturday the women’s section of Hatzvi Yisrael Synagogue in Talbiyeh was half full for Minha and the men’s section had considerably more congregants than usual. The truth is that the extras hadn’t really come for Minha. They had come to listen to author, lecturer and syndicated columnist Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, whose column frequently appears in The Jerusalem Post.

Boteach was in Israel with a Birthright group and said that although he had passed Hatzvi Yisrael many times on other visits to Jerusalem when going to or coming from the residence of Birthright co-founder Michael Steinhardt, this was actually his first time inside.

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