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Around The Town: Rangers, Federation, scholarships

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Around The Town: Rangers, Federation, scholarships

Posted on 21 May 2015

By Sharon Wisch-Ray sharonw@texasjewishpost.com I was privileged last week to join Liz and Murray Cohen at Globe Life Ballpark when the Rangers licked the Kansas City Royals in a crisp 2-hour, 15-minute outing. It was extra fun to see the seat bearing Shirley Cohen’s name on it. Shirley, as many of you know, now a […] Continue Reading

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Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Discussing Micah’s question

Posted on 21 May 2015

Dear Families, When we talk with our children about faith in God, they ask us so many questions that we often cannot answer. Judaism is a great religion with so many guidelines and things that we are supposed to do. There are 613 Commandments — that’s a lot to do. Throughout our history, prophets, judges […] Continue Reading

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Rabbi’s calling: Rebuild Jewish Poland

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Rabbi’s calling: Rebuild Jewish Poland

Posted on 21 May 2015

By Ben Tinsley bent@texasjewishpost.com Follow @bentinsley DALLAS — Poland’s Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich knows how to take a punch. That’s why the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance wants others to hear his story. The gumption and bravery he showed taking a punch to the face from an anti-Semitic assailant in 2006 is the […] Continue Reading

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Ask the Rabbi

Proper practices in greetings

Posted on 21 May 2015

Dear Rabbi Fried, I recently read in a letter to the editor of The Dallas Morning News, titled “Scripture Doesn’t Justify Prejudice” (April 29, 2015), that a woman was offended by an Orthodox Jew who declined to shake her hand for religious reasons. The author contends that this is just another instance of an individual […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Finding right doctor

Posted on 21 May 2015

By Linda Wisch-Davidsohn Stepping out…. the journey I have to confess that I have been shopping for the last three years. It’s not the Nordstrom shopping that I loved to do — or even a quick run (tongue in cheek) into Central Market or Tom Thumb. The truth is that my left knee has officially […] Continue Reading

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Prengler cousins come face to face with Holocaust

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Prengler cousins come face to face with Holocaust

Posted on 21 May 2015

By Ben Tinsley bent@texasjewishpost.com Follow @bentinsley There were overwhelming moments when everything seemed to be just … a bit too much. Grant Prengler, Jake Prengler and Alexandra Lavi — cousins who attend Yavneh Academy of Dallas — certainly had conflicting emotions when visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Treblinka Nazi concentration camps in Poland. The three 18-year-old […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

Tips on coping with stroke, robbery

Posted on 21 May 2015

Meet my two good friends I’ve never met in person myself. Roberta is a writer who lives in Florida. Berenice, also a writer, lives in Ohio. For writers, email is the friend that enables long-distance friendships. And it doesn’t hurt that all three of us are Jewish, so we can share our holiday recipes, our […] Continue Reading

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Middle East Briefing

‘City of Jerusalem’ has many meanings for many peoples

Posted on 21 May 2015

Jerusalem Day — the Israeli national holiday that commemorates the reunification of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War, after 20 years of being divided — is celebrated every year on the 28th day of the Jewish month of Iyar. This year it fell on Sunday, May 17. As tens of thousands of Jews from Israel […] Continue Reading

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News

Poland rabbi leads ‘Ride’ for the Living at JCC

Posted on 21 May 2015

By Ben Tinsley bent@texasjewishpost.com Follow @bentinsley DALLAS — The day after Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland, speaks at the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance’s June 4 Upstander Series presentation at the Aaron Family JCC, he’ll head downstairs to the fitness center to lead more than 30 people on a stationary bicycle ride. […] Continue Reading

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Ask the Rabbi

Torah great unifier of all Jews

Posted on 14 May 2015

Dear Rabbi, I grew up with little knowledge of the holiday of Shavuot, and my children are learning songs for it in religious school. Is it a minor holiday? Could you please fill me in as to its significance? Joanne W. Dear Joanne, This coming Saturday night, May 23, Jews around the world will be […] Continue Reading

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