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8 Weddings in 2 Weeks

(Shifra Chana and Jason Segal, Image by Rabbi Yisroel Bernath) In today’s world, threats to Jewish continuity are very real. It is a challenge for the entire Jewish people to battle growing apathy by encouraging Jewish pride and leadership. In the face of over-arching adversity, the impact of Mayanot’s efforts to educate the next generation of Jewish leaders has a profound and far-reaching effect when alumni choose to marry Jewish and build homes of Torah and chesed . It is therefore with great joy that the Mayanot family announces a ground breaking number of recent weddings, celebrating the marriages of eight of our alumni in the span of only two and a half weeks time. These weddings took place all over the world and amazingly Rabbi Shlomo Gestetner , Dean of the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies, and Rabbi Kasriel Shemtov , Executive Director, were able to attend five of the eight weddings, collectively. Celebrating a wedding, which is such a momentous occasion