March 16, 2020 — 20 Adar 5780

March 16, 2020 — 20 Adar 5780 Shalom Chaverim:      On Friday David Brooks of the New York Times cautioned that though combating COVID-19 has joined us in common cause, fear can bring out the worst in people. His cautionary words were an appeal that we allow our Yaser Hatov (good inclination) to defeat our Yaser Hara (evil […]

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March 13, 2020 — 17 Adar 5780

 March 13, 2020 — 17 Adar 5780 Shalom AKSE Congregants and Friends of AKSE ALL SERVICES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE In light of national guidelines to mitigate (reduce) the potential spread of the COVID-19 (Corona) virus, and in the best interest and safety of our congregants, AKSE services are cancelled, effective with tonight’s 6:00 […]

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Gladys Gewirtz: In Memoriam (by Isaac Gewirtz)

GLADYS GEWIRTZ: IN MEMORIAM by Isaac Gewirtz April 21, 2019 Sarah Gladys Kerstein, Brooklyn-born into a religious Zionist family, from her earliest years imbibed the tenets and richness of Orthodox life. Her parents, Solomon and Beatrice, were ardent Zionists. Beatrice Barth was born at the end of the nineteenth century in Galicia, now in western […]

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In Memoriam, Gladys Gewirtz

Gladys Kerstein Gewirtz, 1927–2019 Dear AKSE congregants and friends of AKSE: It is with sadness and regret that we inform you of the passing of Gladys Kerstein Gewirtz. Gladys passed away on April 14, 2019, at home in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot Aleph, in the company of her son Yossi and daughter-in-law, Debbie, and […]

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