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Columnists, Historical Perspective by Jerry Kasten

Honoring Roddie Edmonds, Righteous Among Nations

Posted on 18 September 2019

This non-Jew saved 200 Jewish POW during WWII Many accounts of bravery have emerged among the many thousands of American prisoners of war during World War II in the Pacific and European Theatres. September 20 is POW/MIA Recognition Day, a day worth remembering the actions of Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds of Knoxville, Tennessee. Edmonds, along […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, Dispatch from the Homeland

Particularism & universalism: Outlook divides us

Posted on 18 September 2019

I’ve lived my life between the two largest Jewish communities of our time, those of Israel and the United States. And over the past several decades, drastically different levels of religious observance and opposing positions on the ongoing conflict with the Palestinians have both been described as some of the driving factors behind a growing […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

The dos and don’ts of apologizing

Posted on 18 September 2019

There is more to ‘sorry’ than just saying it Dear Families, As we approach the High Holidays, I am reading more and more on how to prepare. Apologies are definitely being thought about and written about, as this is the season to say “I’m sorry,” and to mean it.  JewishBoston.com offers a fascinating article by […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, D'var Torah

Keeping it fresh: Appreciate the newness of every moment

Posted on 18 September 2019

Every day can be unique, with the correct mindset This summer featured a fun dose of fresh and new for our family vacation. We went on an Alaskan Cruise with my extended family — (Wow, Alaska is stunningly beautiful!) — and spent time in Vancouver and Seattle, two other places we had not previously visited. […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, In My Mind's I by Harriet Gross

Commemorating two strong women

Posted on 18 September 2019

September means two yahrzeits, for mother and aunt It happens like this every year, sometime in September. I stand in shul, on two successive Shabbats, for two beloved relatives who died in the same hospital within the same week, so many years ago.  It was 1984. My mother had no definitive illness; she just went […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings

Southwest Jewish Congress gala celebrates 10 years

Posted on 13 September 2019

The event features honors and speaker Gloria Campos The Southwest Jewish Congress will present its annual Texas Sized Event, a gala filled with honors, accolades and inspiring speeches. The event, which will commemorate the SWJC’s 10th anniversary, will take place beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, at Eddie Deen’s Ranch, 944 S. Lamar […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: JWV, Tiferet Israel, Temple Shalom

Posted on 12 September 2019

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray Sandra Cantor named national president of JWV Ladies Auxiliary Dallas native Sandra Cantor, a career Jewish educator and longtime supporter of veterans, was honored to be sworn in as national president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Jewish War Veterans of the USA. The Aug. 21 ceremony was conducted during JWV’s 124th […] Continue Reading

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Columnists

Understanding the basics of Israel’s upcoming election

Posted on 12 September 2019

Regardless of whether or not you have Israeli family or friends or even someone just involved with the country’s politics, you have likely been hearing about an upcoming election on Sept. 17 (see pages 10-11 of this week’s TJP for more information). And if you are confused about how there is already another election after […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, D'var Torah

Thoughts on the month of Elul

Posted on 12 September 2019

Introspection is important to begin the New Year In developing any business or refining a craft, it is essential to establish set periods for gathering information and assessing performance. Sometimes this process takes the form of setting goals, while other times it’s gaining an overview of activities to know where you stand. Financial calculations involve […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Start the New Year surrounded by books

Posted on 12 September 2019

Fill your homes with knowledge, then pass it on Dear Families, I’m Laura and I’m a biblioholic. It is as real as any addiction but most think it isn’t the worst — after all, we are the “people of the book.” Can we ever have too many books? As I thumbed through the pages of […] Continue Reading

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