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Be The Difference spins wheels for life

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Be The Difference spins wheels for life

Posted on 14 February 2019

By Deb Silverthorn The seventh annual Be The Difference Foundation’s (BTDF) Wheel to Survive indoor cycle event is returning to the Aaron Family JCC, Zale Auditorium Feb. 24. The ride helps raise funds for the foundation’s twofold mission: first, to increase the survival rate for women battling ovarian cancer; and second, to provide both hope […] Continue Reading

Fairmont’s new kosher kitchen debuts deliciousness

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Fairmont’s new kosher kitchen debuts deliciousness

Posted on 14 February 2019

By Deb Silverthorn Dallas’ Jewish community is now being served deliciousness — specifically, kosher deliciousness — from the kitchen at the Fairmont Dallas hotel. Kosher meals are available for events involving as few as 50 guests, or as many as 1,000 diners. The Fairmont is creating meat, fish, and pareve menus to tempt any foodie’s […] Continue Reading

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Stephen Becker, Dr. Edo Panel, Press Notes

Posted on 14 February 2019

Stephen Becker hosts Beth Torah Oscar preview KERA film critic Stephen Becker, who also produces the popular Think show, is hosting the annual Oscar preview on Sunday morning, Feb. 17, at Congregation Beth Torah. The synagogue’s Men’s Club and Sisterhood sponsor the breakfast program, which combines Men’s Club lox and bagels with fabulous Sisterhood desserts. […] Continue Reading

JFS senior program receives Sixty and Better award

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JFS senior program receives Sixty and Better award

Posted on 14 February 2019

  On Jan. 28 Hedy Collins accepted an award on behalf of the Jewish Family Services Senior Program. The award was presented to Hedy by Sixty and Better, formally known as Senior Citizen Services. One aspect that made the morning special is that those in attendance were able to listen to Evelyn Siegel share words […] Continue Reading

Columnists, D'var Torah

The necessity to create joyful noise

Posted on 14 February 2019

The theme of this week is noise. When we are productive and feel good about ourselves, life is easier. When we feel we messed up, life becomes more difficult. An unfulfilled soul, plagued by regrets, detects a resounding static coming from within. Spiritual noise and silence symbolize two states. Noise reflects the process of repentance, […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Historical Perspective by Jerry Kasten

Theodore Roosevelt: friend of the Jews

Posted on 14 February 2019

With President’s Day around the corner, it is an appropriate time to think about our nation’s chief executives. We have had 45 Presidents of the United States, so there is enough material for a complete encyclopedia. However, I hope that you’ll be satisfied with a few scatterings of interesting factoids. In 1945, I was looking […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Understanding the Shema and mezuzah

Posted on 14 February 2019

Dear Families, This week my lesson at the J was about the Shema and the mezuzah. The Shema is one of the first prayers we teach our children, as it is recited first thing in the morning and then right before bed. It is a wonderful part of many bedtime rituals that families have. The […] Continue Reading

Ask the Rabbi, Columnists

The positive sides of pleasure in Judaism

Posted on 14 February 2019

Dear Rabbi Fried, Thank you so much for the response concerning pleasure in last week’s TJP. I have a couple of follow-up questions: 1) The more comfort one engages in, the more one’s desire for comfort increases. The more one’s desire for comfort increases, the more likely one will be to serve himself than Hashem. […] Continue Reading

Columnists, In My Mind's I

A Midwestern town and Tree-of-Life tragedy

Posted on 14 February 2019

My train of thought has pulled into the Tree of Life station. I can update you on the deadly anti-Semitic massacre that seems to me like yesterday, but was actually almost four months ago. I’m indebted to Sean Hamill of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for providing the facts and figures. Of course, figures mean money, which […] Continue Reading

Best Foreign Language Films: 5 new Oscar nominees

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Best Foreign Language Films: 5 new Oscar nominees

Posted on 07 February 2019

By Susan Kandell Wilkofsky I thought I’d try something a little different this week and give a brief synopsis of the contenders for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards. Unfortunately, Israel’s submission “The Cakemaker,” the bold drama focused on a German-Israeli love triangle, was eliminated by the Academy in the first round […] Continue Reading

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