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Parashat Vayigash

In this Torah portion, Joseph’s brothers refuse to return to Canaan without Benjamin, whom Joseph has falsely accused of theft. Joseph reveals his true identity and invites his brothers to go back for their father Jacob and move with him and their families to Egypt. When they return, Joseph introduces his father to Pharaoh, and, at Pharaoh’s suggestion, the family settles in Goshen, a particularly fertile region of Egypt.

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The manufacturers of handicrafts in the database


Manufacturers of unique works from Doboj area from Republic of Srpska and the B&H Federation municipality of Maglaj intend to form a single database and creating a website to facilitate the sale of their handcrafts.
In the Jewish Cultural Center in Doboj, in which there is a souvenir shop, was held workshop on the development of local products and web marketing to women from Doboj and Maglaj, which made handicrafts, to develop skills in Internet sales and marketing.

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Hanukkah and Bat Mitzvah celebration


In Doboj synagogue “Beth Shalom”, after many years, was held a ceremony Bat Mitzvah (religious legal age) of Lana Vukovich from town Teslic. With the presence of numerous guests from Sarajevo, Teslic and Doboj, Lana turned on the sixth day of Hanukkah candles at this 5776 year. Evening prayer was led by Eli Tauber, Advisor for Culture of the Jewish Community in B&H. After the prayer, gathering continued and Lana then addressed the guests with these words:

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We added new item – Parashat Vayakhel – Wisdom of the Crowd
We added new items to Recommended readings section.
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Find out more about the events in our Music Education Center during the next month.
Jewish community in Doboj requires voluntary contributions and donations to repair the roof of the synagogue. We invite all interested parties for their contributions and donations to help preserve the building of the synagogue in Doboj. The method of payment is available under the heading Donate.

Jewish Community and Cultural Center in Doboj

We are dedicated to the preservation of the Jewish religion, tradition and identity in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina and to the preservation and promotion of peace, cultural and economic cooperation among all nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.Our vision is to promote good interpersonal and interfaith relations, tolerance and compromise between peoples and eradicate racial, religious, ethnic or any other form of discrimination.

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