Jews looked past worries to embrace Obama

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — For some Jewish voters, the strangeness of Barack Obama was like a recurring dream: unsettling and then settling in, and then, suddenly, revelatory.

Ari Wallach described breaking through to elderly Jews in Florida who had resisted voting for the son of the man from Kenya, the tall black man with the middle name “Hussein.”

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Dallas Doings — Nov. 13, 2008

[singlepic=12,320,240,,right] [singlepic=11,320,240,,right] Sen. Shapiro honored with 2008 Jack Lowe, Sr. Award for Community Leadership Accolades to Sen. Florence Shapiro, who recently received the 2008 Jack Lowe, Sr. Award for Community…

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Kristallnacht: One woman’s story 70 years later

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For Renate Kahn, Nov. 9-10, 1938 are days indelibly etched in her memory. Next Sunday and Monday mark the anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, in Germany. On this night, almost 100 Jews were murdered and thousands were sent to concentration camps. Businesses and synagogues were destroyed and people’s lives changed forever.

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Ask the Rabbi

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Rabbi, We’re getting married soon, and are debating whether to have a kosher home or not. It’s a huge commitment, and we’re not so…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross In just two days, we’ll solemnly recall something we wish had never happened. Sunday will mark the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass.…

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Around the Town with Rene

Beth Shalom Gala this Saturday If you’ve missed being in Las Vegas for a fun-filled jaunt, don’t despair, you can enjoy a fabulous evening, close to home, when Cong. Beth…

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Dallas Doings

JCC ‘be.’ event to feature the Four Tops plus a fabulous online auction On Thursday, Nov. 20, the Four Tops and Michael Jackson cover band, “Who’s Bad?” will perform in…

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