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Surveying Korea, 60 years after military service

Posted on 18 August 2016

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part story. Who would have thought that less than one hour after my wife and I arrived in South Korea last month, the question of “How many Jews live in Korea” would come up? We were on a bus of newly arrived Korean War Era Veterans, guests […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

How baseball helped camp get Torah

Posted on 18 August 2016

“Coincidences” — those meaningful occurrences which I credit to God desiring anonymity — continue to abound. Here’s the latest one in my own life … Last Shabbat, I was privileged to be our synagogue’s galilah, the one who dresses the Torah scroll after it has been read, readying it for return to the Ark. That […] Continue Reading

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Around The Town: WWI memorabilia

Around the Town

Around The Town: WWI memorabilia

Posted on 18 August 2016

By Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com I am thinking of my mom today, Rene Wisch of blessed memory. Today would have been her 94th birthday. As most of you know, mom was plugged in to the Fort Worth Jewish community like no other. She thrived on sharing your news with the community at large. I’d like to […] Continue Reading

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300 gather to learn about Israel’s issues

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300 gather to learn about Israel’s issues

Posted on 18 August 2016

By Shalle’ McDonald JNS.org Several of the country’s most prominent pro-Israel groups participated in the first Israel Today Symposium designed to educate the Dallas community on understanding the complex issues Israel faces. The event, organized by Temple Shalom, drew more than 300 people to hear speakers including Lillian Pinkus, president of the American Israel Public […] Continue Reading

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Ask the Rabbi

Shabbat of Comforting gives us faith, strength

Posted on 18 August 2016

Dear Rabbi Fried, This coming Shabbat is the ”Shabbat of Comforting” after the previous Shabbat of dire prophecy of destruction and the Ninth of Av mourning over the destruction of the Temple and exile of the Jews. How is it possible to be comforted so soon after the destruction? Lori B. Dear Lori, This coming […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Honors for CD Wealth Management, seminar, other notes

Posted on 18 August 2016

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com CD Wealth Management founders are in the news Scott Cohen and Andy Dropkin, principals and founders of CD Wealth Management, have come in for recent honors. Scott Cohen has been named as a recipient of the 2016 Five Star Wealth Manager award in conjunction with Texas Monthly magazine. With a […] Continue Reading

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Ask the Rabbi

Prayer is good method for Divine connection

Posted on 11 August 2016

Dear Rabbi Fried, I have observed the fast of Tisha B’Av for a number of years since becoming observant, and attempted to mourn the loss of the Temple in Jerusalem. It’s coming up again fast, this coming Saturday night and Sunday; and I’m left with a problem and don’t know if I have the time […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

Jews can relate to black fears of travel

Posted on 11 August 2016

How many of you were alive and aware when the word “restricted” was often used in reference to Jews? It applied to places like country clubs, to quotas in schools, to non-hiring policies virtually across-the-board in certain professions. Do you remember the euphemism “Jewish engineering” as applied to the college-level study of accounting? My own […] Continue Reading

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Summer ’16  busy one for AJC Dallas

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Summer ’16 busy one for AJC Dallas

Posted on 11 August 2016

Submitted report From July 15 to 17, AJC Dallas hosted a delegation of German leaders through the AJC-Konrad Adenauer Exchange. For more than 35 years, this program has built bridges of understanding between Germans and Jews. Following several days of meetings and programs in Washington, D.C., and New York, the 14 participants arrived in Dallas. […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings: Donations, Chocolate Hebrew and docent applications

Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Donations, Chocolate Hebrew and docent applications

Posted on 11 August 2016

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com 20-year fund still making difference “Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.” — Jonas Salk As a part of life, it is a reality that we will all come face to face with losing a loved one. However, at the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation, we are determined to help […] Continue Reading

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