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Moses’ memory tricked him at the wilderness

Posted on 20 July 2018

Memory can be a tricky thing. I know that when I recall past events, I don’t always get all the details correct. Sometimes I don’t manage to get any of the details correct. It’s like that song from Gigi (if I remember correctly), where two of the characters are reminiscing back and forth: “We met […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Be fair and do the right thing

Posted on 20 July 2018

Dear Families, To create a better world, we need fairness or justice. Sometimes, it seems as if things just aren’t fair for everyone. We need a world in which people are judged equally and have the same opportunities. This is not something we can do alone, but it is something we can achieve together. Sometimes, […] Continue Reading

Ask the Rabbi, Columnists

Focus on Diaspora history brings Tisha B’Av to light

Posted on 20 July 2018

Dear Rabbi Fried, I know the day of Tisha B’Av is coming up soon, but I have never really succeeded in observing it properly because I have a lot of trouble trying to mourn over a temple I never saw or experienced and don’t feel its loss. Is there anything you can give me to […] Continue Reading

Columnists, Light Lines

Women in clergy have made gains

Posted on 20 July 2018

One evening, I’m sitting at my desk with a list of five items to my right — all potential subjects of future TJP columns. To my left: two clippings from a recent Dallas Morning News. Many years ago, when I was first offered the opportunity to become a columnist, I sent three samples to my […] Continue Reading

Recipes that are great for lovers on Tu B’Av

Recipes

Recipes that are great for lovers on Tu B’Av

Posted on 20 July 2018

By Tina Wasserman A good grape harvest in midsummer was cause for celebration in ancient Israel, promising an abundance of fruit to make wine, raisins and sweet syrup for the coming year, as well as the vine leaves to be brined and stuffed with meat, vegetables and rice. Because the harvest began on the 15th […] Continue Reading

BookFest kicks off with author Daniel Silva

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BookFest kicks off with author Daniel Silva

Posted on 20 July 2018

By Deb Silverthorn The pages of the Aaron Family JCC’s Margot Rosenberg Pulitzer Dallas Jewish BookFest begin turning with Daniel Silva, in conversation with Dallas Morning News arts writer Michael Granberry, at 7 p.m. Monday at Congregation Shearith Israel. The Other Woman, the first of the 2018-2019 BookFest, offerings, continues the tale of legendary art […] Continue Reading

JWV Bloom Post honors Sol Wald

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JWV Bloom Post honors Sol Wald

Posted on 20 July 2018

  Sol Wald, a spry 98-year-old World War II veteran and longtime (55+ years) member of the Dr. Harvey J. Bloom Post 256, Jewish War Veterans of the USA, was honored for his many contributions to the local and national organization at the Post’s monthly Bagels & Lox breakfast at the JCC on June 24. […] Continue Reading

How Kavanaugh may affect Jewish issues

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How Kavanaugh may affect Jewish issues

Posted on 12 July 2018

  By Josefin Dolsten (JTA) — President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a Republican establishment favorite who has worked in the George W. Bush administration, has triggered reactions from Jewish groups ranging from furious to relieved. Progressive groups raised flags about the pick, saying Kavanaugh’s record shows he would be a threat […] Continue Reading

The need and the knead combine in twisting tale

Review

The need and the knead combine in twisting tale

Posted on 12 July 2018

  By Susan Kandell Wilkofsky The Cakemaker is a little like a savory soufflé — delicate and delectable, but very fragile. One ingredient — secrecy — threatens to deflate the finely honed confection. The funny thing about reviews is that they often reveal too much about a film. If you read enough reviews, you’ll be […] Continue Reading

Traxler pedaling through Northeast for AIDS cure

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Traxler pedaling through Northeast for AIDS cure

Posted on 12 July 2018

By Deb Silverthorn Jordan Traxler is spinning his wheels, and every push is one toward finding a cure for AIDS. From Sept. 21 to 23 Traxler will hit the road for the 24th Northeast AIDS Ride Cycle for the Cause, with a personal goal to raise $10,000. “AIDS isn’t the death sentence it once was, […] Continue Reading

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