Dallas Doings

What's happening in Dallas this week. Above: The Best Little Klezmer Band in Texas will perform at Temple Emanu-El this Sunday afternoon as part of Showcase 2009.

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Around the Town with Rene

What's happening in Fort Worth this week. Above: Photo: Laurie Barker James Members of Beth-El Women of Reform Judaism/Team Beth-El gathered in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square for the Tarrant County Komen Race for the Cure on April 11. The Tarrant chapter was organized by Rozanne Rosenthal in honor of her friend Joan Katz, a breast cancer survivor. From left: Hollace Weiner, Sonja Stein, 2009 RFC Chair Lisa Kuperman, WRJ President Eileen House, Trudi Post and Luann Feld.

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Today I share with you something that greatly concerns me. It stems from a collision of modern-day journalism with a badly misunderstood aspect of Judaism. A…

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Ask he Rabbi

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Dear Rabbi Fried, I would like to better understand the reason for the Jewish practice of waiting six hours after eating meat before eating milk products. Where is this in…

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Yom HaZikaron, Yom HaAtzmaut to be commemorated at the J

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Dallas’ Jewish community will come together at the end of this month to remember and revel in the history, heroes and heart of the state of Israel. The “Israel, A Multi-Cultural Mosaic” commemoration and celebration of Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut will take place Tuesday, April 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, April 29, from 4:30 to 8 p.m., rain or shine. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas (JFGD) with organizations from throughout the Dallas Jewish community, both events will be held at the Aaron Family JCC.

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Dallas Doings

What's happening in Dallas this week. Above: Allen Sirkin, president and COO of Phillips-Van Huesen Corporation and Karen Katz, president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Stores

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Around the Town with Rene

What's going on in Fort Worth this week. Above: To celebrate Edna Paget’s 93rd birthday, the girls in her family took her to lunch and to Bass Hall to see Swan Lake. Granddaughters and great-granddaughters came from Michigan, New York, Dallas, Austin and Denton. Everyone had a wonderful day. Pictured are: (front row) Zoe Loar; behind her (l-r) Ellie Landrum, Edna Paget and Mindy Paget; (back row) Doreen Landrum, Myra Schussler, Helene Schussler, Morgan Ducar, Kim Loar, Elissa Ducar. Aside from daughter, Myra Schussler, the adults are granddaughters, the kids are great-grandchildren. The only girl missing from the photo is Sarah Schussler, who is 2 years old and didn’t go to the ballet. Others in town were grandson, Jeff Schussler, and his sons, Paul, Ben; and grandson, Jack Landrum

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross The only time Abraham ever spoke directly to Isaac — at least in the Bible — was when father gave directions to son, making it pretty…

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Ask the Rabbi

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Rabbi Fried, For the first time, this year, I sold my non-Passover products to a Gentile through a rabbi, after attending a class which…

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