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25 September 2017 - 5 Tishri 5778 - ה' תשרי ה' אלפים תשע"ח
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Japan’s Jewish Community Center - The season of renewal Print E-mail

As the autumn was a season of “new” for the Jewish Community of Japan (JCJ), so the seasons have progressed and the community is not only becoming accustomed to all of the changes, but is thriving with them.

 

In his sermons for the new year 5770 at Rosh Hashanah, and again for Yom Kippur, Rabbi Antonio DiGesu came back to the subject of t’shuvah, or returning. It’s a season of renewal, he reminded the congregants.

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Jewish Community of Japan in Tokyo Print E-mail

Tokyo is a bustling, modern city with a proud heritage of juxtaposing old and new, sacred and business, public and private. A huge city set into a small country, Tokyo is at its heart dedicated to preserving the past while maintaining its commitment to being a player on the international scene.

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Up until Admiral Perry arrived in Shimoda, south of Tokyo in the 1860s, Japan was closed to the west, making it a thoroughly homogeneous society. With the advent of globalism, Tokyo must open itself to change and foreign presence.

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