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Breaking ground at The Legacy Midtown Park

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Breaking ground at The Legacy Midtown Park

Posted on 22 June 2018

  The Legacy Senior Communities, a not-for-profit charitable organization, officially broke ground on The Legacy Midtown Park rental continuing care retirement community in Dallas. The organization celebrated the milestone with board members, donors and invited guests. “We are embarking on an exciting new chapter for The Legacy Senior Communities. The Legacy Midtown Park will be […] Continue Reading

Dallas Doings: Plano West Quiz Bowl, Graduates

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Plano West Quiz Bowl, Graduates

Posted on 20 June 2018

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray Plano West Quiz Bowl team wins national title Plano West rising senior Avi Ackermann, son of Arona and Rob Ackermann, was one of four members of the Plano West Quiz Bowl Team that won the National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT), May 25-28 in Atlanta. In their quest for the title, Ackermann […] Continue Reading

‘Voices & Visions’: art paired with thought

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‘Voices & Visions’: art paired with thought

Posted on 20 June 2018

  Beth-El’s Art Committee has curated a unique display that pairs contemporary artists and designers with powerful quotes from Jewish thinkers. The exhibit can be viewed in the Temple Board Room from June through the end of August and is open to the community. “Voices and Visions” was inspired by the Container Corporation of America’s […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

We are obligated to make a difference, to fix the world

Posted on 20 June 2018

Dear Families, Each summer at Aaron Family JCC camps, we focus on different ways to make the world a better place. This summer, I will share different texts, values and give things to do for you. Tikkun olam (fixing the world) is Judaism’s way of making a difference in the world. Jews are required to […] Continue Reading

Columnists, D'var Torah

The Top 5 ingredients of a meaningful life

Posted on 20 June 2018

“Top 5 Lists” of virtually anything you can think of have become prevalent in American culture. We see more enticing headlines than we can digest, requiring us to become better at sifting through online clutter, discerning the informative and meaningful content from clickbait and trending material posing as educated opinions. Whatever the subject, there’s never […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Light Lines

Soda-can tabs: a Holocaust memorial

Posted on 20 June 2018

I recently returned from a trip to Pittsburgh, my old hometown. In addition to seeing family and old friends, I took time to visit — and study up on — the city’s Holocaust Memorial. It’s unique not only because of its most unusual construction, but perhaps even more so because that construction resulted from the […] Continue Reading

Opinion

Prejudging others is an easy trap to fall into

Posted on 13 June 2018

Are you a judgmental person? Do people have the experience of walking away from conversations with you like they have been put in a little box? “What an insulting question! I certainly am not that type of person!” Actually, this week I realized I am a bit like that. Let me explain. I was in […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Light Lines

Anne Frank’s saplings are symbol of hope

Posted on 13 June 2018

Next Tuesday, Annelies Marie Frank will be 89 years old. Or maybe might have been, had she not died in Bergen-Belsen on March 12, 1945 — exactly three months before what, in better circumstances, would have been her “Sweet 16” birthday. My mind-jogger here is Rabbi Marla J. Feldman, who tackled this topic from a […] Continue Reading

Ask the Rabbi, Columnists

Removing feeding tube should be evaluated on a case-by-case basis

Posted on 13 June 2018

Dear Rabbi Fried, I am very torn about a situation which has arisen with my mother. She is currently in advanced stages of terminal cancer, and presently in the hospital on intravenous feeding, as she’s not able to eat much by mouth. They’re talking about releasing her to hospice in three weeks. The doctors recommend […] Continue Reading

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Marc Stanley, Temple Shalom, JWV, Flags

Posted on 06 June 2018

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray Marc Stanley named to Israel Policy Forum board Marc Stanley — Dallas trial lawyer, former chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council, political activist, Jewish community leader and philanthropist — has joined the board of directors of Israel Policy Forum, the U.S. nonpartisan, pro-Israel organization founded in 2013 with the encouragement […] Continue Reading

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