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Fort Worth kayak company’s anti-Semitic comment on Facebook sinks contract with city

Posted on 22 June 2017

By Rick Press Special to TJP A Fort Worth kayak company is up a creek without a paddle after posting anti-Semitic and racially inflammatory comments on its Facebook page. “To all you broke-a** hateful know-it-all white women and Facebook trolls that think they are going to Jew us down … (You know who you are)… […] Continue Reading

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Historical Perspective by Jerry Kasten

See something wrong? Do something right

Posted on 22 June 2017

It was another insightful Torah study lesson recently coming to a close when the question arose, “What obligation do we have when it comes to witnessing a wrong being committed against someone, perhaps a person we don’t even know?” Of course, as you might expect, everyone seemed supportive of the mitzvah of aiding a person […] Continue Reading

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JCC highlights new vision, award winners

Posted on 22 June 2017

Submitted report The Jewish Community Center of Dallas held its 138th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 8. There was a crowd of nearly 400 people in attendance. The future of the J was presented through a night of meaningful moments, shared visions and a strong push to think about how the J will become the […] Continue Reading

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Quantum physics, Torah interlinked

Posted on 22 June 2017

Hi Rabbi Fried, I have a question for you when you have a little time: Have you done any study of quantum physics and whether there is anything we can learn from that field about Torah, or vice versa? If so, what have you learned, or what resources would you point me toward? I ask […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings

Dallas Doings: Legacy honors volunteers

Posted on 22 June 2017

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray Have a Dallas Doings item? Email Sharon at sharon@tjpnews.com. Legacy Senior Communities honors volunteers during awards ceremony The staff and residents of The Legacy Senior Communities recently held a special event to recognize the individuals and groups who dedicate their time to enhancing the lives of the residents. This past year, […] Continue Reading

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Shalom From the Shabbat Lady

Our journey of life

Posted on 22 June 2017

Dear Families, L’chi lach is a variant of Lech lecha — the words spoken to Abraham by God, telling him to leave his home, take his family and go to another land, without knowing where the journey would take him. This summer at camp, we have as our Camp Chai theme: Life is a CHAI-way! […] Continue Reading

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Light Lines

Sad, cruel results of Usher’s syndrome

Posted on 22 June 2017

Shakespeare calls music “the food of love.” Of course, he qualifies his statement with “if it be.” But if he’d said something about reading, I’m sure the comment would be fully inclusive, with no “if” about it. To read is to pan for gold, forever bringing up bright nuggets to hold (in your head, if […] Continue Reading

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Theater company shattering stereotypes, boundaries

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Theater company shattering stereotypes, boundaries

Posted on 22 June 2017

Group to celebrate Chisholm Trail at Fort Worth performance By James Russell Special to the TJP Richard Allen stood in front of the audience at the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in Fort Worth welcoming them to the Sunday matinee production of his newest musical, The Spirit of the Trail: A Musical Celebration of the […] Continue Reading

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Rabbi Yogi

What our love for superheroes can tell us about ourselves

Posted on 15 June 2017

It’s turning into another summer of superhero domination, with Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman strongly leading the fearless pack out of the gates. With superheroes on the brain, I find myself returning to a question I have long pondered: Why do superhero movies outperform almost all other film genres, and on a consistent basis too? […] Continue Reading

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Love for music leads teen to first album

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Love for music leads teen to first album

Posted on 15 June 2017

By Deb Silverthorn Special to the TJP Andrew Goldstein is a teenage music machine whose “how I spent my summer” essay will feature the production of his first album: Three Stars in the Sky. Until June 29, Andrew is hosting a Jewcer.com campaign, hoping to make his dream a reality. “I love music because it’s […] Continue Reading

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