Author Archives: Beth Israel
Rabbi Friedman is honoured to join Alberta faith leaders for Premier Prentice’s swearing-in ceremony.
We have a mohel in town for the first time in 50 years!
Beth Israel has many Shavuot events for all ages! ALL-NIGHT LEARNING June 3-4 – Pizza ‘n’ Pasta Dinner – Banker’s lecture – Learn about resurrection, zombies, and dybbuks. – With our famous Midnight BBQ! YOUTH: ALL-NIGHT … Continue reading
Rabbi Friedman was in Ottawa yesterday for the announcement of the winner of the design competition for the National Holocaust Monument. The winner is the Lord group featuring Daniel Liebeskind. A photo of the winning design is given by 580 … Continue reading
In the culture wars of the Second Commonwealth of Israel, the theocratic revolution of the Hasmoneans was triumphant. No longer would Hellenism prevail, only a strict, hardline interpretation of Judaism would be tolerated. On Chanukah, we recite the V’Al HaNissim … Continue reading
Yasher koach, Prime Minister Harper! http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=278141 You can see Rabbi Friedman with Ministers Baird and Kenney at 21:48.
On Tuesday 26th November, Rabbi Friedman gave the University of Alberta Hillel Lunch ‘n’ Learn on the topic of Chanukah vs. Democracy. Pictured are (l-r) Priel Buzny, Staci Silverman, Jesse Karpman, Rabbi Friedman, Sam Belau, Alan Richter. (Photo by Daniel … Continue reading
Kosher Food Connection is now offering fleishig (meat) meals for eat-in and take-out under the supervision of Edmonton Kosher. This is the first time in recent history that we have a kosher meat restaurant/deli in Edmonton! Pictured are (l-r) Daniella Drisdell, chef; … Continue reading
Rabbi YY Rubinstein had our NCSYers enthralled at Latte ‘n’ Learn on Monday 11th November!