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Double your shopping at The Resale Shop 2

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Double your shopping at The Resale Shop 2

Posted on 16 May 2018

By Deb Silverthorn It doesn’t get much better than shopping and supporting a great cause, and Dallas’ Jewish Family Service has made that easier by opening the second outlet of The Resale Shop. Shoppers can now fill their baskets with items to fit every budget at the new Garland location, 3338 Broadway Blvd. The new […] Continue Reading

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Young Jewish actors hope to reap awards

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Young Jewish actors hope to reap awards

Posted on 16 May 2018

By Shari Goldstein Stern   The curtain will rise on the seventh annual Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) 2017-2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards Thursday, May 17, at the Music Hall at Fair Park, and several Jewish students are in nominated shows — two in lead or featured roles. According to DSM President Kenneth T. Novice, […] Continue Reading

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‘CHAI Life’ scores with event at The Star

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‘CHAI Life’ scores with event at The Star

Posted on 16 May 2018

By Deb Silverthorn Community Homes for Adults, Inc. (CHAI) is bound to score big with its CHAI Life at The Star event at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the Cowboys’ Ford Center at The Star in Frisco. “To know CHAI is to love what all who are connected stand for and accomplish, making all […] Continue Reading

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Toras Chaim awaits court ruling

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Toras Chaim awaits court ruling

Posted on 16 May 2018

By Amy Sorter In 2013, Rabbi Yaakov Rich established his small Orthodox shul, Congregation Toras Chaim, in a home on the 7100 block of Mumford Court, a Far North Dallas residential neighborhood. Less than two years later, trouble began between the small congregation and its neighbors. Many of the issues have been reported in the […] Continue Reading

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Principles of Engineering a win for TTI students

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Principles of Engineering a win for TTI students

Posted on 16 May 2018

By Sharon Wisch-Ray Students from Texas Torah Institute’s Principles of Engineering class won the grand prize at the 2018 CIJE West Region Young Engineers Conference in Santa Monica earlier this month. Members of the winning team are sophomore Noah Kimmel, sophomore Yoseph Styller and senior Meir Simcha Stolov. Their project “Save the Baby” impressed judges […] Continue Reading

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Around the Town: Israel @ 70 Gala, Art Salon: Len Schweitzer

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Around the Town: Israel @ 70 Gala, Art Salon: Len Schweitzer

Posted on 16 May 2018

Compiled by: Sharon Wisch-Ray A night to celebrate Israel Some 300 people attended the Israel@70 Gala. The celebraton was sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County with financial support from the Foundation of the Jewish Federation, the Dan Danciger/Fort Worth Hebrew Day School Supporting Foundation, Harold Gernsbacher, Ben and Suzie Herman, […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, Rabbi Yogi

Our ancestors gave themselves and us to God

Posted on 16 May 2018

There is a great political cartoon I saw recently titled Genesis of the Trial Attorney. The single-frame cartoon depicts Moses coming down the mountain with the tablets of stone in his hands. The Jewish people stand below, seemingly ready to accept the law in its fullness, when one man comes forward with confidence and opines, […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, D'var Torah

God doesn’t want to be lost among distractions

Posted on 16 May 2018

We start the Book of Numbers this week, and the first verse states, “On the first day of the second month, in the second year following the Exodus from the land of Egypt, the Eternal spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai…” What is it about the wilderness that God always appears there? Why […] Continue Reading

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Columnists, Light Lines

Hatikvah a miracle and a beacon of hope

Posted on 16 May 2018

How many times, in these past few frenetic Israeli weeks of mourning, remembering, and celebrating, have you sung Hatikvah? What do you know about the history of this beloved song? National anthems don’t just spring from the earth like flowers; they are, however, somehow planted in public consciousness and, once there, they bloom forever. The […] Continue Reading

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Ask the Rabbi, Columnists

Shavuot isn’t about a ritual

Posted on 16 May 2018

Dear Rabbi Fried, This year, we were invited to an observant family for a meal on the eve of Shavuot. We’re sort of nervous since we don’t know much about it and don’t want to sound ignorant at their table. Is Shavuot a minor holiday? Could you “fill us in”? Noah & Sarena W. Dear […] Continue Reading

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