Shearith warming up for cantorial concert

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By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com DALLAS — The Hampton Synagogue Choir and special guest Raquel Pomerantz Gershon join Cantor Itzhak Zhrebker and the Shearith Israel Choirs Kol Rina and Kol Neshama…

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Local Democrats, GOP plan to convene during Shabbat

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By Phyllis LaVietes Special to the TJP At early voting in Collin County, there were signs indicating that both the Republican and Democratic precinct conventions would be held on Saturdays…

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‘Big Tent’ rabbi speaks at Emanu-El

By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com DALLAS — Several hundred people attended Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky’s Feb. 18-21 appearances as the 2016 scholar-in-residence for the Rabbi David Lefkowitz Memorial Lectureship at Temple…

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Yavneh boys' basketball bows out in bi-district

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Staff report Nobody can blame the Yavneh boys’ basketball team if the players are a little tired. The Bulldogs closed out their season with four games in five days. Yavneh…

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Is this 3rd Intifada? (Part 2)

In my last column I discussed the differences between the first two Palestinian “intifadas” against Israel (in 1987 and 2000), in an attempt to define and frame the current wave…

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Business attorney throws hat in political ring

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By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com DALLAS — It has been a busy several months for Texas House of Representatives candidate Dan Morenoff. Over the course of his campaign to unseat incumbent…

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