Uri Cohen

The Family That Prays Together...

09/01/2009
Staff Writer
Uri Cohen and his group of just-out-of-college Jewish friends didn’t know what size crowds to expect when they rented three classrooms and the gym of Manhattan’s Heschel School for a new interdenominational program on a Friday night five years ago. The program, Tikvat Yisrael (Hope of Israel) was sponsoring three concurrent worship services followed by a joint kosher meal. “I thought we might not get a minyan for one or more of the services,” Cohen says.

The Family That Prays Together...

09/04/2009
Staff Writer
Uri Cohen and his group of just-out-of-college Jewish friends didn’t know what size crowds to expect when they rented three classrooms and the gym of Manhattan’s Heschel School for a new interdenominational program on a Friday night five years ago. The program, Tikvat Yisrael (Hope of Israel) was sponsoring three concurrent worship services followed by a joint kosher meal. “I thought we might not get a minyan for one or more of the services,” Cohen says.
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