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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.
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Parashat

Parashat Vayishlach
December 14, 2019

In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob divides his clan into two camps, so at least some will survive in case of a fight. Jacob sleeps alone in the desert and is awoken by an angel who wrestles him through the night. Jacob survives and is blessed by the angel and renamed Israel. Jacob meets his brother and, surprisingly, they embrace. Dinah, Jacob’s daughter, is raped by Shekhem, who then proposes to Jacob that he marry her. Shimeon and Levi brutally murder Shekhem and his clan. Rachel has another child, whom she and Jacob name Benjamin

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