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Dear Rabbi, We always were told that Jews don’t believe in an afterlife, but were recently taught that we believe there’s a place called the “world to come.” Does that…

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In My Mind's I

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What a weekend! I’d returned to the farthest south suburbs of Chicago (which border northwestern Indiana on their east and flow almost seamlessly into Illinois’ downstate farm country) for a…

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New directions for David Agronin

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“Eight years ago we were a loving and caring ‘mom and pop shop’ and David has turned us into a sophisticated and disciplined foundation,” Gary Weinstein, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, said of David Agronin, outgoing executive director of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation. “He streamlined and automated our system and spearheaded the growth of our assets from $50 million to almost $160 million. David has been more than an example in his professional manner but also in how he lives his life in a most ethical and value-based way. His model of how to live a Jewish life is respected by all.”

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Dallas Doings

Senior Dance at the JCC The JCC, in partnership with The Temple Emanu-El Couples Club, will host a Senior Dance Night on Monday, July 13 from 6 p.m. in the…

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Dallas Doings

From the desk of Jackie and Larry Shafron The Shafron’s sent the following to the TJP this week: “As we began planning our son’s bar mitzvah, and started making inquiries…

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Around the Town with Rene

Cong. Ahavath Sholom elects new officers and board Last Sunday, Congregation Ahavath Sholom convened its annual meeting in the Zale Auditorium of the synagogue. The first part of the meeting…

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Dear Rabbi Fried, During a recent trip to Israel I spent time with my yeshiva-educated cousins. I have a lot of respect for their devotion and dedication to their beliefs.…

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In My Mind's I

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I’ve just returned from my home town and my family’s “home” cemetery, where we gathered for the unveiling of yet another stone. Here my Aunt Rickie has joined all but…

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