Yuval Elizur, former deputy editor and economics reporter for Israel’s largest daily newspaper Ma’ariv, will be the guest speaker following the Shabbat service at the Hebrew Center on Friday, May 2, at 5:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, August 14, at 7 p.m. two female pilots with the Israeli Defense Force will share their experiences at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. Each woman will talk about her personal story, participating in what was for many years a male-only field.
Joining congregations across the country, members of the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury and the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center gathered Friday to participate in an interfaith service addressing gun violence and peacemaking in light of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
“Tikkun olam” is a Hebrew phrase meaning to repair or heal the world. On Wednesday, a couple of dozen students from the Hebrew School at Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven did their part to make that a reality. They loaded 128 bags of nonperishable food into vehicles to be transported to the Island Food Pantry located a few blocks away at Christ United Methodist Church.