Around the Town with Rene

Federation’s ‘Israel Day’ is set for May 17 at CAS After postponing the annual Yom HaAtzmaut celebration due to fears about a swine flu epidemic, the Federation has created an…

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In My Mind's I

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April has come and gone, taking with it four holidays: ancient Pesach and the modern Yomim trio: HaShoah, HaZikaron, HaAtzmaut. Now we’re in the middle of May, which for the…

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Ask the Rabbi

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Rabbi Fried, I appreciate your answer to my question how to explain the true ownership of Israel; I am reading and am contacting AIPAC…

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Jewish Heritage Day at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is May 31

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Every baseball fan knows the seventh-inning stretch song: “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” On May 31, it’s time to head out to the ballpark and root for the Rangers during the annual Jewish Heritage Day. In its second year, Jewish Heritage Day began as a way to unite the Dallas Jewish community in a non-religious way. Last year, 600 tickets were sold in conjunction with this event and the goal for this year is 1,000 tickets. Prices begin at $15 and go up to $40.

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Around the Town with Rene

What's happening in Fort Worth this week. Above: Bruce Cohen shows off the pistol used by Joe Klein’s father, Max Klein, in World War I. Joe says his father was a “grease monkey” working on fighter planes in France during the war.

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Dallas Doings

What's happening in Dallas this week. Above: Layla Novin, 13, excelled at the recent Texas State Gymnastic Championships, earning silver status. She will “go for the gold” next year. The daughter of Lewis and Bobbie Novin of Little Elm, Layla is an honor student at Lakeside Junior High.

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We love Israel!

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The Dallas Jewish Community knows how to celebrate! Over 3,000 people joined together for the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas-sponsored Israel Independence Day at the J on Wednesday, April 29. Heavy rains did not deter anyone from honoring the Jewish state. In a true community event, over 25 organizations worked throughout the year planning and preparing for the extravaganza. Each organization offered activities for different ages and sent volunteers to man their booths. Yasher koach to this year’s chairs, Amy and Steve Schachter, Tami and Craig Prengler and Krista and Craig Weinstein, who worked to bring it all together, making the evening a wonderful success.

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Ask the Rabbi

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Rabbi, I am often faced with kids and groups on my campus who have only negative things to say about Israel and are always…

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