Monthly Archives: November 2017

Torah-Reading Customs in Diverse Jewish Communities

Ever since Ezra the Scribe introduced the regular, public practice of Torah reading (fifth century BCE), Kriat haTorah has been a key component of communal Jewish worship. Following a set procedure dating.
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Prof. Arie Zaban Installed as BIU President

Prof. Arie Zaban, flanked by Board of Trustees Chairman Michael Jesselson and Council of Trustees Chairman Dr. Lipa Meir, was presented with a scroll upon his installation as the eighth president of Bar-Ilan University. In his inaugural speech Prof. Zaban.
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