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Breaking News? Ham Served at the Israeli Embassy!

Breaking News? Ham Served at the Israeli Embassy!

Posted on June 25, 2015

Breaking News? Ham Served at the Israeli Embassy!
Breaking News? Ham Served at the Israeli Embassy!

Ellen Eisenberg, author of an upcoming volume devoted to Oregon Jews 1950 – 2010, continues to unearth memorable items from our archives. Of particular interest this week is a noteworthy letter written in 1951 by Israeli diplomat and politician, Abba Eban, to Rabbi Yonah Geller. At the time Eban was serving as the Israeli ambassador to the United States. Rabbi Yonah Geller lived in Texas; nine years later he would became the rabbi at Congregation Shaarie Torah, where he served until 2000. The letter is among Rabbi Geller’s papers, now part of OJM archives.  Click to continue »Click to continue »