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Congregation Or VeShalom
March 6, 2019, 3:28 pm
A Refugee’s Story Unites Interfaith Community
An interfaith gathering of Jews, Christians and Muslims took place at Temple Beth Tikvah to listen to the story of Mohammed Al Samawi, a peace activist, refugee and author.
February 27, 2019, 11:53 am
The Bureka Ladies of Or VeShalom Maintain Tradition
Famed anthropologist Ruth Behar stopped by Congregation Or VeShalom and was gifted six frozen bureka pastries.
January 30, 2019, 3:59 pm
Obituary: Morris Juda Notrica
Morris Juda Notrica, 89, of Atlanta, passed away Jan. 24, 2019.
November 28, 2018, 10:28 am
Chanukah: Always a Celebration in Atlanta
Rabbi David Geffen reflects on Chanukah in 1930s Atlanta.
Rabbi David Geffen
November 1, 2018, 8:32 pm
Obituary: Julia Habib Soriano
Julia Habib Soriano, 88, died unexpectedly on Oct. 10, 2018.
August 30, 2018, 4:43 pm
OVS Founders Map Details Century-Old Jewish Atlanta
The anticipated and recently released Or VeShalom mapping project details Southside Atlanta Jews and their homes from more than 100 years ago.
June 14, 2018, 12:25 am
Obituary: Paul Cohen
The Congregation Or VeShalom member was a businessman and entrepreneur.
May 24, 2018, 7:11 am
Ramban’s Debate Skills Forced His Exile
Moses Montefiore followed Nachmanides to Jerusalem more than 600 years later.
May 3, 2018, 6:16 am
Obituary: Abraham Alhadeff
The Atlanta native was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy and a career IRS employee.
April 26, 2018, 5:31 am
How Talmudic Scholarship Shifted to Spain
After the expulsion, Sephardim built the Jewish community of Hamburg.
March 29, 2018, 6:38 am
Ibn Ezra Personified Diaspora Wandering
Post-expulsion, Sephardim who settled in Livorno became the Syrian nobility.
March 22, 2018, 2:27 pm
Obituary: Emily Franco Levy
She created and published Atlanta Singles magazine with her sister and a friend.
March 2, 2018, 2:15 pm
Obituary: Lenore Maslia
She was her class valedictorian at Grady High and a Congregation Or VeShalom member.
January 25, 2018, 4:23 pm
From Spanish Algebra to Bukharian Revival
Just Abraham bar Hiyya boosted math in Europe, so Rabbi Yosef Mammon revived Jewish life in Bukhara.
January 19, 2018, 3:16 pm
Obituary: Sam Glass
The native of Milledgeville was an engineer, an Army veteran and an OVS member and was married 70 years.