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June 8th: SHABBAT PARSHAT BA’MIDBAR

SHABBAT PARSHAT BA’MIDBAR June 8thNewburgh NY Today is the 49thday of the Omer. We are celebrating into the 71styear of Medinat Yisrael and the 52ndyear of the unified Yerushalayim I turn to the lessons of the Neviim, the prophets on this eve of Shavuot. In today’s Haftorah of Parshat Ba’Midbar, we read from the book […]

May 25, 2019: Parshat BEHAR Sermon by Rabbi Moshe Edelman

SERMON for Cong Agudas Israel Newburgh Parshat Behar 5779   What is the correlation of today’s Torah reading with the old television favorite, featuring the lollipop sucking Telly Savalas, Kojak?   Many years ago, Kojak was not only a popular show, but it had a run of interest in Israel as well.  The episodes in […]

Rabbi Cella leads CAI for the 2019 World Wide Wrap

On Sunday, February 3rd, Rabbi Cella led the morning minyon in participating in the 2019 World Wide Wrap. First timers learned how to put on Tefillin with the help of our experienced congregants. After services, we enjoyed a delicious brunch along with additional learning on the ritual of Tefillin.

PARSHAT VA’YIGASH; DVAR TORAH CAI.12.15.18 (Rabbi Moshe Edelman)

WHEN I WAS PREPARING TO SHARE WORDS OF TORAH THIS MORNING CORRESPONDING TO PARSHAT VA’YIGASH MANY THOUGHTS FLEW IN MY HEAD. A LITTLE BACKGROUND FIRST IS NECESSARY. YAKOV IS INFORMED AFTER 22 YEARS AND LOTS OF INTERMITENT INTRIGUE THAT HIS BELOVED SON YOSEF IS ALIVE. NOT ONLY ALIVE BUT IN CHARGE OF THE FAMINE PLAGUED […]

Downtown Bagels and Miracle Bagels are now certified Kosher (parve)

Shalom to the Members of Congregation Agudas Israel and the Jewish community of Newburgh and Friends Near and Wide: We are pleased to advise you that our community now has freshly baked kosher bagels (pareve). The production is supervised on a regular basis by Rabbi Moshe Edelman, one of our rabbis, to assure you of […]