Jewish Journal

The Shabbos Project at Nessah

by Tess Cutler

3 days ago

A Hebrew language class at Nessah. Photo by Nejati Studio

Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills drew more 1,000 people for a Shabbat of global proportions on Oct. 24 and 25, as it participated in The Shabbos Project, a worldwide movement initiated... read full article

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