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Dallas Doings: Hadassah @ 100, Ruti Zisser

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Hadassah @ 100, Ruti Zisser

Posted on 16 August 2018

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray Dallas Chapter of Hadassah celebrates 100th birthday Members will celebrate the Dallas Chapter of Hadassah’s 100th birthday, as well as those of the Hadassah Medical Organization, the Hadassah School of Nursing and the Hadassah Department of Ophthalmology, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Schultz Rosenberg Campus. […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Historical Perspective by Jerry Kasten

A trip on the Rhine hides the dark past of Germany

Posted on 16 August 2018

It was all that the travel brochure promised and more. Lounging, gazing and photo- graphing as our sleek river ship cruised past ancient castles, luxurious estates, quaint villages and lush green vineyards of Germany. Watching the vessel maneuver through the many Rhine River lochs we traveled through was another form of entertainment for some folks. […] Continue Reading

Ask the Rabbi, Columnists

Intermarriage breaks the chain of Judaism

Posted on 16 August 2018

Dear Rabbi,  I am in love with a Catholic girl and we want to get married, although we aren’t yet engaged. My parents say, “no way,” but can’t provide me with a rational reason why not. Just because “so many Jews died to stay Jewish” or that “my grandmother will turn over in her grave” […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Light Lines

How long till the supremacists will find us?

Posted on 16 August 2018

Open before me on my computer screen is a post from a new (at least to me) organization called “They Can’t,” based in Jerusalem. That is in very small letters. Above, in much larger letters, is this: “The Jews are responsible for all the bad that has happened in this world. They all deserve to […] Continue Reading

Dallas Doings: Eagle Scout, Strauss, Emily Cobert, Wolens, Farber

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Eagle Scout, Strauss, Emily Cobert, Wolens, Farber

Posted on 01 August 2018

  Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray     Ephraim Weiss, Eagle Scout Ephraim Weiss, son of Drs. Simma and Shelley Weiss, earned the Eagle Scout award from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) June 3.  Ephraim completed the necessary requirements for skills, camping, leadership and merit badges, in addition to focusing on character growth and personal […] Continue Reading

Horowitz blends architecture and sculpture

Around the Town

Horowitz blends architecture and sculpture

Posted on 01 August 2018

  By James Russell Fort Worth artist Etty Horowitz and landscape architect Kevin Sloan have, for the past seven years, carefully designed a public art monument welcoming visitors to Fort Worth. The sign spelling out Fort Worth was slated to greet visitors at Interstate 30 and Eastchase Boulevard, next to Pantego Bible Church on the […] Continue Reading

Texas Hillel had an exciting year in 2017-18

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Texas Hillel had an exciting year in 2017-18

Posted on 01 August 2018

    AUSTIN — The 2017-2018 year was an exciting year one for Texas Hillel, with perennial programs that have become a staple of Jewish life on campus, and new projects and opportunities that made their way to campus. The year kicked off with a Welcome Week of events for both new and returning students. […] Continue Reading

Columnists, D'var Torah

God gives us both natural and supernatural

Posted on 01 August 2018

One of the pervading and profound themes throughout Torah is that from one Infinite Source emanates two inherent features within all creation — light and darkness, good and evil, heaven and earth, spiritual and physical, male and female, and so forth. Our job is to, in some way, reconcile or unite these two contrasting elements. […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Historical Perspective by Jerry Kasten

The anguish of child separation: 1869, 1938 and 2018

Posted on 01 August 2018

The current maelstrom of child separation from parents trying to enter the United States from its southern border is tearing families apart. Many critics of the Trump administration charge that family separation is being used as a “weapon” in an attempt to frighten would-be undocumented aliens with children from entering our country, seeking sanctuary from […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Try not to give up when you do a difficult task

Posted on 01 August 2018

Dear Families, We wonder, “How do I make the world a better place? There are so many things wrong, where do we begin?” Maybe we begin by looking at all the things that are right with the world and decide what we can do to make it better. Every one of us wants to find […] Continue Reading

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