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Brooklyn Heights Torah Swiped

The folks at Congregation B’nai Avraham thought they were doing a mitzvah when they lent one of their unique handwritten Torahs to a couple who wanted to have a “kosher vacation” in Turks and Caicos. Unfortunately, the borrowers thought it would be safe to leave the holy scroll overnight last Sunday in the back seat of their […]

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The Kid Lights the Candles

NYS Senator-elect Daniel Squadron joined Brooklyn Heights’ own Rabbi Aaron Raskin to light the third candle on our borough’s official menorah Tuesday night at Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza. Squadron tells BHB his favorite Chanukah menu:

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Official Menorah Lighting Tonight

Rabbi Aaron Raskin of Congregation B’nai Avraham along with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will light the Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht Menorah (the official menorah of Brooklyn) tonight.  The ceremony begins at 5PM at Borough Hall Plaza. This menorah and another standing in Grand Army Plaza and sponsored by Rabbi Shimon Hecht of Park Slope […]

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