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Adat Chaverim finds future home in Frisco

Posted on 28 April 2016

By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com COLLIN COUNTY — Adat Chaverim — Collin County’s only URJ-affiliated Reform congregation — has secured land on which it intends to eventually build a new synagogue. The $1.92 million land purchase is part of an ongoing capital campaign. It is expected to ensure a legacy for both the 215 families who […] Continue Reading

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Issuing open invitation to National Park Service’s 100th birthday celebration

Posted on 28 April 2016

Be it known that each of the 410 units of our national park system are doing their utmost to encourage all Americans and foreign visitors as well, to come visit these treasures which are protected by the women and men of the National Park Service, the 100-year-old branch of the  Department of Interior. It was […] Continue Reading

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Around The Town: Happy birthday, spiritual journey

Around the Town

Around The Town: Happy birthday, spiritual journey

Posted on 28 April 2016

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com Birthday Wishes Happy healthy, hearty mazel tov to Arvie Cooper, who will celebrate his 90th birthday April 30. Arvie served in the US Army from 1943-1946. He was a gunner in the Philippines. After the war, he came home and married his high school sweetheart Jean Greenbaum in a 1937 […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings: Reading of Names, 50th celebration, Yafit Josephson

Posted on 28 April 2016

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray sharon@tjpnews.com 24-hour Reading of the Names For the 15th consecutive year, Congregation Beth Torah Men’s Club presents its annual 24-Hour Reading of the Names and Holocaust Remembrance Vigil, North Texas’ only Reading of the Names event. Reading of the Names is an annual program in which volunteers sign up to read […] Continue Reading

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Rangers add kosher items to ballpark menu

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Rangers add kosher items to ballpark menu

Posted on 28 April 2016

By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com ARLINGTON — Kosher food is now being served at Texas Rangers games at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Individually boxed kosher meals have been sold at the Centerfield Market — a convenience-style store at Centerfield Plaza on the first level of the park — since opening day April 4. The meals […] Continue Reading

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Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Eagerly counting Omer

Posted on 28 April 2016

Dear Families, These days many of us are obsessed with counting whether it is calories or steps or something else. We have always counted days to different events or counted how old we are or any other “counts” we may be interested in. This brings us to the ritual of today — Counting the Omer. […] Continue Reading

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New skate shop ready for grinds, spins, flips

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New skate shop ready for grinds, spins, flips

Posted on 28 April 2016

By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com FAIRVIEW — A 19-year-old college sophomore and his business partner plan to promote skateboarding responsibility and safety at their new skateboard shop, which opens April 30. The Point Skate Shop, 181 Fountain Court, at the Village of Fairview, will offer skateboards, helmets, clothes and shoes — as well as a huge […] Continue Reading

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Symphony event proper substitute for 2nd-day Pesach

Posted on 28 April 2016

Last Sunday, second-day Pesach, I didn’t attend synagogue services. Instead, I went to the Winspear to hear the Dallas Opera Orchestra peform Shostakovich’s 13th Symphony, Babi Yar. Among the earliest, and still most horrendous, of Holocaust atrocities, Babi Yar happened in 1941, almost immediately after Hitler’s army marched into Ukraine. All Kiev’s Jews were ordered […] Continue Reading

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Shearith makes plans to fill rabbi’s abrupt vacancy

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Shearith makes plans to fill rabbi’s abrupt vacancy

Posted on 28 April 2016

Staff and wire report Congregation Shearith Israel quickly responded Thursday, April 21, a day after Senior Rabbi William Gershon abruptly announced his resignation effective April 30. “I want to assure you that Rabbi (Adam) Roffman, Rabbi (Shira) Wallach, Cantor (Itzhak) Zhrebker, and Avi Mitzner are ready and able to meet your individual and family needs. […] Continue Reading

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Emanu-El rabbi preps for next post in Carolina

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Emanu-El rabbi preps for next post in Carolina

Posted on 28 April 2016

By Ben Tinsley bent@tjpnews.com Follow @bentinsley DALLAS — On July 1, Asher Knight will take the next big step in his rabbinical career. Knight, who has been working as associate rabbi of Dallas’ Temple Emanu-El for the past nine years, is set to become the new senior rabbi of Temple Beth El in Charlotte, North […] Continue Reading

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