Four Questions with Dallas headmasters

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With the 2009–10 school year under way at our local Jewish day schools, the heads of school at Akiba Academy, the Ann and Nate Levine Academy, Mesorah High School, Texas Torah Institute, Torah Day School and Yavneh Academy shared their visions for the upcoming year.

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Dallas Doings

Beth Torah to host Zion Oil at Bnai Zion open meeting John Brown expects to discover oil and gas in Israel! The above is a headline that nobody ever thought…

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Around the Town with Rene

Memories of ‘The Kluggers’ Milton Mintz was kind enough to send me the accompanyingphoto that I found especially interesting and which brought back so many memories to me. First of…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Name: Leah Fay Blum. Age: 14. Description: Outgoing, athletic, friendly. Died: Suddenly, on July 22. A tree limb — 51 feet long, four feet around —…

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Ask the Rabbi

Dear Rabbi Fried, Recently a non-Jewish friend asked me why someone would want to convert to Judaism. Although I could think of a lot of reasons, I’m not sure which…

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Guess who made a match in Israel?

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Ahava, the Hebrew word for love, could have been the subtitle of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas 1979 Teen Tour Reunion. The 30th anniversary event brought together close to 40 of the original 60 or so participants in the program. Amongst the memory makers at the June 20 event at Two Rows Restaurant in Addison were Vicki and Paul Friedman, Marcia and Larry Levine, and Ruth and Mark Schor, all of whom met through the Teen Tour and subsequently married.

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Dallas Doings

JCC Senior Dance Night, Aug. 19 By popular demand, the JCC, in partnership with The Temple Emanu-El Couples Club is repeating a Senior Dance Night on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from…

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Around the Town with Rene

Leon Brachman celebrates his 89th with family and friends Last Saturday morning was exceptionally pleasant as I enjoyed the Shabbat service at Ahavath Sholom, hearing Leon Brachman recite his bar…

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