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Jewish teen from Israel charged with making JCC bomb threats

Posted on 23 March 2017

By Sean Savage JNS.org A Jewish teenager with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested Thursday in connection to the wave of more than 100 bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions across North America since the beginning of 2017. The suspect, 19, was arrested by […] Continue Reading

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Around the Town

Around the Town: Reading mentorship, scholarships

Posted on 23 March 2017

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com CAS to participate in reading mentorship program At press time, Rabbi Andrew Bloom announced that Congregation Ahavath Sholom would participate in a reading mentorship program with Westcliff Elementary School. Rabbi Bloom wrote in an email: “The Fort Worth Literacy Partnership recently reported that ‘just three out of 10 Fort Worth […] Continue Reading

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DHM offers 1st look at Wiesenthal

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DHM offers 1st look at Wiesenthal

Posted on 23 March 2017

Museum sponsors opening night viewing of one-man show By Aaron Greenberg Special the TJP DALLAS — On April 5, Wiesenthal, the award-winning one-man show about famed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal, will open at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. It’s the latest offering in a partnership between the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance and […] Continue Reading

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Ask the Rabbi

Intellectual pursuit important in Judaism

Posted on 23 March 2017

Dear Rabbi Fried, Over the past year, I read all the books I could on the topic of Judaism versus other religions. It did not take long to decide Christianity is illogical. I don’t find it bothers me that it is the largest religion because they “just believe.” They are no different from the vast […] Continue Reading

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Rabbi Yogi

The trials of golden calf syndrome

Posted on 23 March 2017

My experience with rabbinic smicha testing is certainly one to which any rabbi can relate. Months of intense study followed by weeks of intense preparation culminated in a fateful, exhilarating day when an elderly Jewish sage, sitting at arm’s length, posed query after detailed query in the minutiae of Jewish law to a then-young yeshiva […] Continue Reading

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Around the Town, Dallas Doings

Purim Punims

Posted on 23 March 2017

Purim Punims Jews around the Dallas area celebrated Purim earlier this month. Here is a sampling of celebration from area congregations that submitted photos. Tweet Continue Reading

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Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Moses’ dream lives on, even in American Seders

Posted on 23 March 2017

Dear Families, Studies have proven it time and time again that sitting down to dinner together is one of the best things you can do for your kids and your family. And what better family dinner is there than the Passover Seder? (Of course, you need to eat dinner together more often than yearly for […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings: Points for Peace, Beacon of Hope luncheon

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Dallas Doings: Points for Peace, Beacon of Hope luncheon

Posted on 23 March 2017

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com Get ready for P4P Now that Tiferet’s very successful Chili Cook-off is a wrap, it’s time to look forward to the next big community event. Students Against Terrorism will host its 15th annual Points for Peace 3-on-3 basketball tournament from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

Quick study in Jewish mother-daughter dynamic

Posted on 23 March 2017

I don’t think I’m a typical Jewish mother. I don’t cook very much — actually, next to nothing. As I’ve been aging, I’ve been doing so in the same home where I’ve lived for the past 33 years. I’ve made no attempt to move closer to either of my two children. I’ve always been independent. […] Continue Reading

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Read it and eat: Gefilte Manifesto

Posted on 16 March 2017

We all know some books of the “read it and weep” variety. But here’s one that challenges you to “read it and eat.” The catch is, you’ll have to cook what you’ll eat yourself — unless you’re lucky enough to be somewhere in New York within easy getting distance of The Gefilteria. If you’re of […] Continue Reading

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