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June 5, 2023
Monday, June 5, 2023, 7:00 pm, ET
In-person at Gratz College
Named in memory of the heroic young leader who organized Jewish resistance and gave his life fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943, the Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition invites students in grades 7 - 12 to learn about the Holocaust and respond by means of creative expression.
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President Eleff offers a Shavuot message about gratitude and thankfulness, inspired by Rabbi Samuel Fleischman.

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Gratz College President Zev Eleff offers a reminder that we should be intentional about finding gladness and merriment in a complicated world.

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What the American Synagogue Learned from the US Constitution 

In 1790, the trustees of Congregation Shearith Israel of New York approved a revised constitution. The document began: “We, the members of the K.K. [i.e., “Kehillah Kedoshah (holy congregation)] Shearith Israel, met this day by a legal summons from the junta [board] published in the synagogue two Sabbath days successively, do by these present in the most solemn manner, in the presence of the Almighty and of each other, agree to form such rules to serve for and be considered as a constitution, and to accede to such other institutions, rules, and regulations as may be conducive to the general good of this congregation.”

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