In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross This past week marked 40 years since Woodstock. Was I at that mad, musical gathering? In a way, because Mike Bloomfield was there. I knew Mike…

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Dear Rabbi Fried, As the debate rages throughout the country about President Obama’s proposed health care reform, all the discussion I’ve heard has been about finances vs. individual rights. Is…

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Around the Town

Pearle Vision show: See what a ‘mensch’ is and purchase designer frames My “Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition,” lists “mensch” as “a person, especially a man, regarded as…

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Dallas Doings

JFGD seeks volunteer solicitors The Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas (JFGD) is looking for dedicated individuals to serve as volunteer solicitors in the 2010 Annual Campaign. Sunday, Aug. 30, at…

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Dallas Doings

Nishmat Am families make a difference in the lives of children in need Families of Congregation Nishmat Am in Plano joined in the back-to-school shopping spirit, only these compassionate families…

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Around the Town with Rene

Sixty years for the Givants It was some 62 years ago when Earl Givant of Des Moines, Iowa, spied the beautiful Shirley Fried of Council Bluffs on a double blind…

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In My Mind's I

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Robert Browning wrote this almost 150 years ago: “A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” An apropos sentiment for a man I know who heads…

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Dear Rabbi, I have noticed that when some Jews meet each other, they greet one another with the phrase “shalom aleichem.” What is the meaning of that phrase, and why…

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