Efrat

What is Efrat known for?


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Bronze Ages series Israel Antiquities Authority Reports 12 publisher Israel Antiquities Authority year 2001 isbn 965-406-076-0 Modern Efrat was established in 1983 by Moshe Moskovits who became the first mayor of Efrat and Shlomo Riskin,


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of an intensive-care unit, one critically, in a paramedics' dispatch station in Efrat. In the past 18 months, according to the Associated Press, 1262 people have been killed on the Palestinian side and on 401 on the Israeli side. Many students of Soloveitchik represent a centrist approach to Modern Orthodoxy (which Lamm has coined "Centrist Orthodoxy") such as Rabbis Aharon Lichtenstein, Shlomo Riskin, Lawrence Kaplan, and Lamm. This is the mainstream approach


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title The city of Efrat publisher Efrat Municipality Website accessdate August 24, 2011 The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this. ref name bbc20140110>

;Efrata" (and still do, not having been updated in light of the recent change). Status under international law Like all Israeli settlements in the Israeli-occupied territories, Efrat is considered illegal under international law, though Israel disputes this. Most of the international community considers Israeli settlements to violate the Fourth Geneva Convention's prohibition on the transfer of an occupying power's civilian population into occupied


Cigarettes

The Commentator an Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) rabbi from New York who settled in Efrat and became its Chief rabbi. In January 2010, he made headlines, when he declared cigarettes as "treif" and together with Efrat's other chief rabbi Shimon Golan issued a prohibition against sale of cigarettes

on halachic basis. Demography Efrat's population are mainly religious Zionist (Religious Zionism), with a small number of ultra-orthodox (haredi) and of non-observant residents. There are more than twenty Orthodox synagogues, mainly


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of Justice and the International Committee of the Red Cross. History The area in which Efrat was constructed was the site of a settlement during the Bronze Age. Archeological excavations revealed

a cemetery consisting of a tumulus built over a platform structure and more than twenty Bronze Age burial caves of the shaft tomb type, many of which had been reused over long stretches of time. Additionally, one of the three ancient aqueduct (aqueduct (water supply))s supplying Jerusalem, the Biyar aquedact ( ), runs beneath Efrat.

Bronze Ages series Israel Antiquities Authority Reports 12 publisher Israel Antiquities Authority year 2001 isbn 965-406-076-0 Modern Efrat was established in 1983 by Moshe Moskovits who became the first mayor of Efrat and Shlomo Riskin,


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; Efrat had 9,238 residents

verse, and therefore the town's name, Efrata's residents and municipality have maintained for many years that the reference isn't the location's name, but rather means "towards Efrat". This has recently changed, with the residents and municipality convincing the ministry of the interior of the correct name. The '-a' ending is common in Hebrew and may indicate female grammatical gender or mean 'her' or less frequent 'towards'. On the other hand, there are very clear biblical

on halachic basis. Demography Efrat's population are mainly religious Zionist (Religious Zionism), with a small number of ultra-orthodox (haredi) and of non-observant residents. There are more than twenty Orthodox synagogues, mainly


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in Our Community" was released. Statement of Principles It was written primarily by Nathaniel Helfgot (Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot), Aryeh Klapper (Rabbi Aryeh Klapper), and Yitzchak Blau (Rabbi Yitzchak Blau). Signatories include more than a hundred rabbis and laypeople. Some of the statement's more notable supporters are Rabbi Marc Angel (Marc D. Angel), co-founder of The Rabbinic Fellowship; Shlomo Riskin

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin , founder of Lincoln Square Synagogue, Efrat, and Ohr Torah Stone Institutions; and Rabbi Avi Weiss (Avi Weiss), head of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, founder of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and Yeshivat Maharat, and co-founder of The Rabbinic Fellowship. Rabbi Weiss is also notable for his ordination of Sara Hurwitz, which was strongly condemned by the Haredi Agudath Yisrael (which called it non-Orthodox), and also firmly rejected

year 2008 isbn 9789655240146 Lincoln Square Synagogue - History founding chief rabbi of the Israeli settlement of Efrat in the West Bank; dean of Manhattan Day School in New York City; and founder and dean


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;Nefesh" References *Efrat Municipality Website in English *Nefesh B'Nefesh Community Guide for Efrat *


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-status agreement with the Palestinians (Palestinian territories). ) of land called

Efrat

thumb Well's aqueduct near Efrat (File:Israel Gush Etzion Well's Aqueduct.jpg)

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Efrat had 9,238 residents as of January 2013. http: www.moin.gov.il Subjects Bchirot Documents election-yosh.pdf Although it is geographically located within Gush Etzion ("Etzion Bloc"), Efrat is independent from the Gush Etzion Regional Council. Since November 2008, Oded Ravivi, an attorney and lieutenant colonel in the army and member of the Likud Central Committee is the head of Efrat regional council.

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