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Rabbi, ex-temple members form own group

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 26, 2013

~~<p>Rabbi Peter Schaktman, whose departure from Temple Emanu-El of Hono&shy;lulu in September was the result of conflicts that divided the Jewish congregation, is offering an alternative place of worship and study on Saturday mornings for people who left the temple.</p>
<p>About 75 people, who informally call themselves the Oahu Jewish Community, left the temple around October's High Holy Days and began meeting with Schaktman at various members' homes, said Andrea L. Berez, who organized the gatherings.</p>
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Rabbi Peter Schaktman, whose departure from Temple Emanu-El of Hono­lulu in September was the result of conflicts that divided the Jewish congregation, is offering an alternative place of worship and study on Saturday mornings for people who left the temple.

About 75 people, who informally call themselves the Oahu Jewish Community, left the temple around October's High Holy Days and began meeting with Schaktman at various members' homes, said Andrea L. Berez, who organized the gatherings. Login for more...



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