20 September 2015 - 7 Tishri 5776 - ז' תשרי ה' אלפים תשע"ו
Renovations in progress for the Philippines E-mail

Work is under way on beautifying the Beth Yaacov Synagogue and the community complex centre in Manila.

The courtyard is being repaved with new tiles, and a ramp is being installed to accommodate wheelchairs and prams.


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Inter-faith dialogue E-mail

Business people are regular ambassadors for their nationalities and religions.  Rarely, though, do clergy leaders from varying religious traditions get to meet.

Building on the idea that Hong Kong is a true crossroads not only for the business community but for religious communities as well, a group of local clergy have begun meeting regularly over the last few years.  The group includes rabbis, an Imam, an

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Hong Kong Israeli Film Festival E-mail

A wide variety of feature and short films is scheduled for 9-26 May. The Consulate-General of Israel and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department are sponsors.

Feature films by Assi Dayan, Dan Wolman and Amos Gitai, and four short films will be screened at Hong Kong’s City Hall Theatre, Lecture Halls at the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the Cinema of the Hong Kong Film Archive.

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Rabbis win Japanese peace award E-mail

The Niwano Peace Foundation, one of the world’s leading foundations that contributes to the realisation of world peace and the enhancement of culture, announced recently that it will award the twenty-third Niwano Peace Prize to Rabbis for Human Rights of Israel.

The prize is awarded annually to a living individual or an organisation that is making a significant contribution to world peace through promoting inter-religious cooperation.

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Scholarship for a dance student E-mail

The Ohel Leah Synagogue Charity recently awarded a scholarship to Lee Ting-yan, who is in her final year of a BFA (Hons) degree programme in the School of Dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

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