Yiddishkeit Reloaded – a Project of the Bet Kneszet Heichal Jehuda

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End of donation period: 15/04/2022
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The Robert Deutsch Memorial Foundation of the Bet Kneszet Heichal Jehuda, also known as the Bethlen Square Synagogue community, pursues the legacy of its beloved late rabbi by reviving and spreading traditional Jewish values and customs, Yiddishkeit.

Judaism is not only about religious revelations and services. It also focuses on daily life, the customs of the weekdays and the holidays we cherish, known as Yiddishkeit. For centuries, the generations passed down Yiddishkeit to their children, watchfully adapting it to times and locations. The Holocaust and the following decades of political rule, which was hostile to every tradition, cruelly broke this process.

This project wishes to introduce and endear traditional values, customs, tastes, and spirits long forgotten in many Jewish homes.

Yiddishkeit Rebooted incorporates the experiences of the pandemic: it provides loving care to the community not only in the synagogue, but also online.

  • Yiddishkeit Reloaded incorporates the experiences of the pandemic: it provides loving care to the community not only in the synagogue, but also online.
  • It helps families in need to gain access to the necessary technical means of online communication.
  • It organizes in-person and online courses, issues leaflets, and operates webpages about the rules and customs of weekdays and holidays.
  • It teaches how to keep a household kosher.
  • It shares the best recipes of kosher cuisine.
  • It offers bar, and bat micva education.

The venue of the program is the home of Rabbi Peter Deutsch’s community, the Bethlen Square synagogue, and its virtual space.

Duration: throughout 2022
Costs: HUF 2,500,000

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Donation Total: 18 000Ft