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By Cornelia on Tuesday, December 28, 1999 - 10:35 am:

tel: 03-3400-2559 , fax 3400 1827
8-8 Hiroo 3-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
The center will be closed from 1999 Dec 23 - 2000 Jan 4. In an emergency please call the Rabbi at (03) 3406-7526.
Ilana Marmon, administrator
marcesther[at] - webmaster
jewish[at] - email to the Rabbi (Elliot Marmon)

By Cornelia on Thursday, September 13, 2001 - 11:16 pm:


Thu, 13 Sep 2001 09:53:21 +0900
From: "Jewish Community of Japan"

Dear Members & Friends,

We are all stunned by the horrendous, terrorist attack against the United States. Some of us may have lost relatives and friends. All of us have lost the sense of security and freedom of movement that existed prior to the attack.

Along with decent people the world over, we mourn for the innocent people killed in this attack. We want to offer prayers for the recovery of the injured and wounded. We wish to pray for the well being of the United States.

Therefore, I urge you to attend services on Friday night at 6:30 PM. In addition to the usual Kabbalat Shabbat worship, we shall add thoughts and prayers relevant to the unfolding events in the United States.

Please join us.

Sincerely, Elliott M. Marmon, rabbi

By Yael Aldrich on Wednesday, August 14, 2002 - 12:04 pm:

The High Holidays are coming! Don't despair if your Hebrew is rusty or your eyes glaze over in services. Come join us
to eat FREE kosher food and meet other Jews. Email

By Yael Aldrich on Thursday, February 27, 2003 - 3:02 pm:

To give is better than to receive! Come make mishloach manot, gifts of food and drink for friends and family for the Jewish holiday of Purim. Sunday March 16, 4-6pm. FREE! RSVP

Bring the family and wear your Purim costumes!

By Admin on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 - 2:22 pm:

The website for the Jewish Community Center has changed to:
Please look there for further information such as email addresses and so on.

By Jenny on Tuesday, January 6, 2004 - 10:47 am:

The Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center
email holocaust[at]
call 03-5363-4808.

This center is funded by member donations only. A woman named Fumiko Ishioka started it. She has a suitcase from 13 year old Hana Brady, who died in a concentration camp, which she takes with her as part of the presentation when she visits Japanese schools. Read more about it:

Yes, there is also a paragraph on Japan's inability to face its own past behavior in war.

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