Posts Tagged ‘Yeshiva’

New boys' school for Yeshiva Beth Yehudah in Southfield

New Boys’ School Building for Yeshivah Beth Yehudah

Rand Construction in Brighton recently completed construction of a new boy’s school for Yeshiva Beth Yehudah in Southfield. The 60,000-square-foot facility contains classrooms, worship space and administrative areas. The construction of the facility was highly complex as the original school building was demolished and the new facility was built between two adjacent structures. Look for…

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All-Night Studying

Tikkun Leil Shavuot has evolved over the last decades as a holiday ritual. Since Jews stopped bringing sacrifices, the festival of Shavuot has looked like a generic Yom Tov, without distinctive rituals. Shavuot had an unusual sacrifice (Leviticus 23:17-20), but now another ritual has emerged. The prayer book identifies Shavuot as “the season of the…

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