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An Atlanta delegation organized by Congregation Or Hadash will join the women from around the world celebrating the accomplishments of the Women of the Wall by traveling to the Kotel, a symbol of Jewish independence in the land of Israel, this coming November.
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“This mission commemorates 25 years of struggle and courage,” said
Rabbi Ellen Nemhauser, mission co-host and synagogue educator at Or Hadash. “It represents a dedication to religious pluralism, equality and justice.”
The core 25th Anniversary Celebration Trip will take place from Nov. 3 to 6, with options to stay for Shabbat (through Nov. 9). Highlights of the trip will include seminars with leading scholars on a wide range of issues, high-level meetings with influential members of Knesset, several touring options in and around Jerusalem, opportunities for social justice work and a gala celebration dinner.
“We are thrilled to have delegations from around the country represented,” said Rabbi Dr. Analia Bortz, mission co-host and spiritual leader at Congregation
Or Hadash. “This is an inspirational and unifying effort that resonates strongly
with women and men of all ages, affiliations, and demographics.”
Women and men interested in joining the Atlanta delegation can contact Rabbi Nemhauser at firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to groups.israelexperts.com/WoW-Anniversary-Trip.