shira banki

shira banki
Swastika scrawled on synagogue in Bnei Brak, July 2021

Swastikas scrawled on Bnei Brak synagogues

Photos of Shira Banki, who was murdered in the Jerusalem Pride Parade in 2015, were scattered in front of the entrance to Young Israel Synagogue.

Rabbi Benny Lau

Rabbi Benny Lau to step down as synagogue leader next summer

The rabbi has also taken liberal positions on several issues, especially regarding the place of gay and lesbian people within society, and women’s spiritual leadership in the religious community.

Jerusalem meetings

Rebuilding Israeli pride from destruction

Jerusalem’s second annual Shira Banki memorial will be held on Tisha Be’av

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