In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross I’ve learned from a Canadian friend that her recently deceased mother willed her body to science. Not something that sits well with our Jewish community, but…

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Ruth and Harold Kleinman honored for ‘Love of Sisterhood’

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When Ruth Wertheimer and Harold Kleinman sealed their partnership on a stormy day in January 1955, they spawned a remarkable and extensive circle of service. Their positive influence is extended through their five sons and their wives, who along with 10 grandchildren continue a tradition deeply rooted in the concept of helping others.

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Dallas Doings

Dr. Joel Roffman will be guest at Congregation Beth Torah Men’s Club breakfast Dr. Joel Roffman, co-author of the new book “Coping with Adversity: Judaism’s Response to Illness and Other…

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Around the Town with Rene

Welcome a new week with a ventriloquist at Beth Shalom Congregation Beth Shalom will present “Havdallah: How to Welcome a New Week” in their Social Hall, 1211 Thannisch Drive in…

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Ask the Rabbi

Dear Rabbi, I’ve always wondered why we pray in a synagogue. On one hand, my parents taught me that Jews believe that G-d is everywhere; on the other hand, we…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross If Ahasuerus had presented Queen Esther with a ketubah (which somehow I highly doubt!), she would have loved one by David Moss. A longtime Jerusalemite, Moss…

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At Purim, flip your lid

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NEW YORK (JTA) — For Purim this year, I have a great idea for your costume. It’s easy. It’s inexpensive. It takes under three seconds to prepare. And it will go to incredible lengths to promote Jewish unity. Before the idea, however, a warning and a challenge: Even though it’s really easy, most people will find it really hard to do. Flip your lids. That is, wear a different kippah.

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