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Israeli killed, 11 wounded in terror shooting near Ma’ale Adumim

One of the victims, a pregnant woman, was in stable condition undergoing “significant surgery” • Three Palestinian terrorists slain. By Charles Bybelezer February 23, 2024 An Israeli man was killed and 11 others were wounded on Thursday morning in a terrorist shooting on the Route 1 highway near Ma’ale Adumim,

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France confirms 45 Israeli hostages received vital drugs

The Hostages and Missing Families Forum thanked the French president “for his meaningful initiative and involvement in facilitating this process through Qatar.” By Joshua Marks February 24, 2024 (JNS) — France confirmed on Wednesday that 45 Israeli hostages held by Hamas in Gaza have received urgent medications that entered the enclave

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Netanyahu’s ‘day after’ Hamas plan emphasizes security control

The Israeli prime minister for the first time formally presented his post-war vision, which includes empowering “local officials” to govern Gaza. By Charles Bybelezer February 24, 2024 (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday night formally presented for the first time his “day after” Hamas plan, which reiterates

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Israeli War Cabinet votes to dispatch team for Paris hostage talks

Mossad director David Barnea will head the Israeli delegation. JNS Staff Report February 23, 2024 Israel’s War Cabinet reportedly voted unanimously on Thursday night to dispatch a team to Paris for hostage negotiations. The meetings will take place on Friday and Saturday, building on last month’s initial gathering in the

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DJHS creates Debra Polsky Scholarship

March 10 event hosts Jewish Orphans’ Home history author By Deb Silverthorn The Talmud calls “the true guardians of a community, its teachers.” The Dallas Jewish Historical Society has created the Debra Polsky Scholarship for Jewish Communal Work to honor the memory of its former executive director. The scholarship will

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WRJ’s March 10 YES Fund to heal the world

Austin teen will share her Oct. 7 experience By Deb Silverthorn “We’re stronger together” is the undertone and value of the 2024 YES Fund and the spirit of Metroplex-area Women of Reform Judaism chapters. The women of congregations Adat Chaverim, Beth-El, Beth Israel, Beth Shalom, Temple Emanu-El and Temple Shalom

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Fort Worth History Center hosts ‘American Witnesses’

By Michael Sudhalter In honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Fort Worth History Center partnered with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for the “American Witnesses” exhibit, which runs through Saturday, Feb. 24. The exhibit largely focuses on the experience of United States Army soldiers and medical personnel who liberated

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RAGD celebrates Shirley Rovinky

At the Feb. 6 meeting of the Rabbinic Association of Greater Dallas, Shirley Rovinsky was honored for serving more than 13 years as its administrative director. During that time, Shirley worked with nine presidents — Rabbis Michael Kushnick, Andrew Paley, Ari Perl, Ariel Rackovsky, Adam Raskin, David Stern, Ari Sunshine,

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Obituaries: February 22nd, 2024

Dustin George Jopling Dustin George Jopling, son of Meredith and Jake Jopling, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 7, 2024. Dustin was born prematurely on Oct. 20, 2021, in San Antonio and moved to Dallas in February 2022. In his short time with us, he impacted many lives. He always had

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IDF reveals videos of Bibas family just after being abducted on Oct. 7

“Seeing this young mother clutching her babies surrounded by a group of armed terrorists is horrifying.” By Charles BybelezerFebruary 20, 2024 (JNS) — Israel Defense Forces Spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari revealed on Monday videos of Shiri, Ariel and Kfir Bibas taken in Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip, just

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The High Priest’s robe

By Rabbi Dan LewinParashat Tetzaveh We all strive for inner tranquility. When we are productive and feel good about ourselves, life seems easier; however, when

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Sweets for your sweetie pie

By Tina Wasserman Surprise your honey or family of honeys with something from your heart to their stomachs. But don’t rush, because these recipes are

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Chinese appetizers for Dec. 25

By Tina Wasserman If you haven’t made any reservations at your favorite Chinese restaurant for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, have no fear. I’m here

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Doughnuts for Hanukkah

By Tina Wasserman When I was a child, we frequented a little hamburger joint. We sat at the counter and after eating we jumped from

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