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Menorah Collection

Lewis Menorah Collection
The Lewis Menorah Collection is one of the largest  private holdings of it’s type in the world. Over twenty-nine years many diverse and unique pieces were acquired for the legacy of the collection. The menorahs range from traditional 19th century Russian and European  silver models to contemporary designs.  They are made from every conceivable material and were created by artists, craftsman and commercial manufacturers.  Through viewing the collection, the wisdom, joy, history and tradition of the Jewish people can be seen.
Click to see an article about the "Extaordinary Menorah Collection of Temple B'rith Kodesh"
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Parashat

Parashat Vayetzei
December 7, 2019

In this Torah portion, Jacob has a dream in which angels go up and down a ladder connecting earth to heaven. God appears before Jacob and renews the covenant that God had made with Abraham. Jacob sees Rachel, Laban’s daughter, tending sheep and wishes to marry her. Laban tricks Jacob into marrying his eldest daughter, Leah, after seven years of labor. In exchange for another seven years of work, Jacob is allowed to marry Rachel. Jacob has many sons with Leah, but Rachel is unable to conceive. Finally, God blesses Rachel, and she has a son, whom she names Joseph.

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