The Magen Leadership Program is a 3 week experience of friendship, discovery and awareness in Israel. With an emphasis on Sephardim, Judaism, its’ people, language, history, traditions, heroes, places and values will all be brought to life through meaningful excursions filled with a sense of adventure. MLP participants will enjoy the best that Israel has to offer, with full access to Israel’s most sought after attractions. They will stay in fine accommodations and be treated to Kosher Israeli food and guided luxury transportation throughout the trip. Rabbi Yitzchak Sakhai of S.T.A.R., in addition to adult chaperons and an armed security guard/Medic, will accompany MLP participants. MLP participants will fly from LAX with Israel’s official airline El Al (non stop) to and from Tel Aviv.
- Nitzavim/ Vayelech- September 15, 2017
Friday Candle Lighting: 6:40 pm
Shabbat Ends: 7:27 pm
Not Written In Stone
“(And the L-rd your G-d will circumcise) your heart and the heart of…” (30:6)
Don’t you sometimes feel like your life is written in stone? That you can’t change? Sometimes we want to go back to a more innocent time, a time when we were pure and our hearts unsullied. But we feel we can’t break the mold we’re stuck in. We’ve created a treadmill from past bad decisions, and now we seem doomed to run like a rat round and round, visiting and re-visiting all the mistakes we’ve ever made. Read More