Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas will hold its annual Tisha B’AV service at CBS-CS on Saturday, August 10, the beginning of the 9th of AV, at 9:10 pm. Participants will begin with a solemn evening service, including a HAVDALLAH without wine or spices (which are added at the end of Tisha B’AV the next day), and […]

Where The Holocaust Came to America

Where the Holocaust came to America By Judy Coe Rapaport A special event commemorating the August 5, 1944 arrival of 982 Holocaust refugees at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter is planned by the 75th Anniversary Planning Committee. Paul Lear, historic site manager, said, “In the spring of 1944, a crisis developed as refugees making […]


TAY welcomes Rabbi Yehoshua Zehavi By Sonali McIntyre Temple Adath Yeshurun welcome Rabbi Yehoshua Zehavi and his family to the congregation. Rabbi Zehavi was elected rabbi at a special congregational meeting held in early May. Temple Co-President Andrea Knoller said, “Chaim Jaffe and I extend a very warm welcome to the newest members of our […]