We at Beit Don Yitzchak Abravanel
strive to create and maintain a community that
embodies the ideals and practices of Sephardic Orthodox Judaism. To
achieve this mission, we set objectives in four aspects of synagogue
life: House of Learning (Beit Midrash ), House of Worship (Beit
Tefilah ), House of Assembly (Beit Knesset ), and Repair of
the World (Tikkun Olam ).
- House of Learning (Beit Midrash )
- that teaches Torah.
- that empowers its members to take responsibility for their own
- that provides Jewish knowledge and education for adults and
- that helps its members create Jewish homes and foster Jewish
- whose teachers are knowledgeable about and committed to teaching
Sephardic Orthodox Judaism.
- House of Worship (Beit Tefilah )
- that worships together as a community.
- whose members strive to learn Torah.
- whose members are familiar with its services and are comfortable
- whose members recognize the sacredness of the Jewish calendar by
celebrating and keeping Shabbat and Jewish holidays.
- House of Assembly (Beit Knesset )
- that strives to fulfill the role of extended family.
- where every member commits to contribute a fair share of time
- where issues of daily life are discussed from a Jewish
- That strives to fulfill the role of an example to other Jews
that are distant from Judaism.
- where members and their families socialize in a Jewish
- Repair of the World (Tikkun Olam )
- that provides a Jewish presence in the larger community.
- whose members participate in social action projects.
- whose members contribute to Jewish and non-Jewish charities.
- that partners with the local Jewish community and other
- that recognizes the importance of Israel to the Jewish people.
- that recognizes the importance of Am Yisrael being a Light unto
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