Shema Yisrael A-donai Elo-heinu A-donai Echad Listen Up, (Community of) Israel, A-donai is our G!D, A-donai is One! These are arguably the most famous 6 words in all of Judaism and they are found in this week’s parshah, Va’Etchanan. Have you ever asked yourself— Why is it so important in Judaism that there is only one unseen G!D and not many?
CAJE’s Teen Department and March of the Living Director, Carly Orshan, was asked by the Miami Marlins Foundation to speak to the Miami Marlins staff on a panel regarding antisemitism, along with Yael Hershfield, Interim Regional Director of ADL, and Josh Sayles, Director of Jewish Community Relations and Government Affairs for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
The Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed twice—once ~2,500 years ago and after it was rebuilt, ~2,000 years ago again. Nowadays we mourn its destruction and the loss of Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel on Tisha B’Av (9th of the Hebrew month of Av) which falls tomorrow night through Sunday.