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Why DFW Jews need to fight anti-Semitism in Montana — and everywhere else, too

Posted on 19 January 2017

Whenever and wherever anti-Semitism appears, we must do what we can to help stop it. Case in point: Whitefish, Montana, a lovely small town of 6,500. In the summer, a gateway city to Glacier National Park. In the winter it transforms to a busy ski resort town. Among Whitefish’s citizens, there are some half-dozen or […] Continue Reading

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Comfort in seeing God’s hand behind world events

Posted on 19 January 2017

Dear Rabbi, It just doesn’t seem to end! First the UNESCO vote that the Temple Mount doesn’t belong to us, then the U.N. vote that Jerusalem and many parts of Israel that we inhabit are stolen from the Palestinians, then Kerry’s exit speech rebuking Israel. And finally, 70 nations join together — not to deal […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings: Scholar-in-residence, Vocal Majority, art lecture

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Scholar-in-residence, Vocal Majority, art lecture

Posted on 19 January 2017

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com Scholar-in-residence Charles Pulman, who recently led a visit to Israel of Texas legislators, will be Congregation Nishmat Am’s scholar-in-residence Friday night, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21. Following a 6:30 p.m. Friday night Freylach (musical service) and an Oneg Shabbat, Mr. Pulman will discuss Texas’ anti-BDS legislation. Shabbat morning services […] Continue Reading

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Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Passionate connection to Torah keeps us united

Posted on 19 January 2017

Dear Families, So often I am asked for a list of books for a personal Jewish library. Once I start the list, it seems like there is no end because when you ask a bibliophile, there are always more books that you must have. However, first on the list is a Tanakh, the Jewish Bible; […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

‘Stumbling’ on plain-sight memorials

Posted on 19 January 2017

Several months ago, I ran into (not literally, thanks be!) an old acquaintance in a Tom Thumb parking lot. It was chilly, so the usual pleasantries of reconnection were short. But she made an urgent request. As a Jew who had successfully exited Germany in advance of the Holocaust, she asked me to tell our […] Continue Reading

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Top 10 matchup for No. 1 Yavneh boys’ basketball

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Top 10 matchup for No. 1 Yavneh boys’ basketball

Posted on 19 January 2017

Bulldogs face No. 8 Heritage Christian as both try to stay undefeated in district play Staff report Most high school basketball players have one goal in mind every year: seeing their school’s name in the record book, followed by “state champion.” But a No. 1 state ranking isn’t too bad, either. That’s where Yavneh Academy’s […] Continue Reading

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Me’Ever Le’Yam pen-pal program matches students with Lone Soldiers

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Me’Ever Le’Yam pen-pal program matches students with Lone Soldiers

Posted on 19 January 2017

Care packages, videos and visits also part of former soldier’s plan By Deb Silverthorn Special to the TJP It’s 2017 and the spirit of the pen pal is alive and well in the Me’Ever Le’Yam program that is matching Lone Soldiers with students in the United States, connections who are sending care packages, letters, videos, […] Continue Reading

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Around The Town: Chai Notes, paratrooper, visiting artists

Around the Town

Around The Town: Chai Notes, paratrooper, visiting artists

Posted on 19 January 2017

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com Reaching Chai Notes The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County will host Reaching Chai Notes, a spectacular event in the Renzo Piano Pavilion of the Kimbell Art Museum, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. The Federation will honor Marcia Kurtz with the Manny and Roz Rosenthal Spirit of […] Continue Reading

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Holocaust survivor finds memento of papers past

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Holocaust survivor finds memento of papers past

Posted on 12 January 2017

Glauben reunited with father’s paper, 72 years after last publication By Jori Epstein Special to the TJP On the eve of his 89th birthday, Max Glauben still makes newspaper headlines. He regularly speaks to groups at the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance, has traveled to College Station for two speaking gigs since the […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

Big, Orthodox gathering set for Big Apple

Posted on 12 January 2017

This Sunday, something big will be happening in New York: something kosher: The Orthodox Union will present “Day of Torah in the City.” All day there will be study, speakers, discussions and much learning — everything addressing issues that will help shape Orthodox Jewry’s future in the United States. We all know the OU sign […] Continue Reading

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