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College scholarships available through DJCF The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation scholarship program is now accepting applications from high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students. The 30 scholarships, which range from…

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Around the Town with Rene

New bat mitzvah program comes to the Metroplex Etta Korenman is really excited about a new program that has come from Israel to the young girls of Tarrant County and…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Since our publication date this week coincides with Christmas Eve, I’ve been reminiscing about Christmas when I was much younger, before the “December dilemma.” During my…

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Dear Rabbi Fried, It has always been my understanding that Orthodox Jews, unlike the view of progressive Judaism, are pro-life and share the Catholic view that abortions are strictly prohibited.…

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‘Can do’ spirit evident at Bnai Zion gala

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Recently, the Dallas and Fort Worth communities demonstrated at the most successful Bnai Zion Foundation’s annual Gala Award Dinner that, in spite of a poor economy, their devotion simulates the busy bee, which defies the laws of aeronautics, and continues to fly and make a bit of honey each day. National Bnai Zion President George W. Schaeffer stated it best: “Although it hasn’t been the best year for Jews, or for the Western world as a whole, we look at the challenges that face us as a person looking at a glass that is half-filled....” This ‘can do’ spirit was evident as over 400 devoted Bnai Zion supporters came out to demonstrate, in meaningful ways, their concern and appreciation of the organization’s work for Israel and to pay tribute to this year’s honorees: Monica “Posy” McMillen, Dr. Ed Goodman and Harmon Schepps.

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CHAI rededicates two homes for adults with cognitive disabilities Did you know that the Community Homes for Adults, Inc. (CHAI) hosted the rededication of their Miller I and Miller II…

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Around the Town with Rene

Noah Rubin’s bar mitzvah The fall bar mitzvah of Noah Blake Rubin, son of Sandy and Dr. Alan Rubin of Houston, was of special interest to many ourtowners. Noah was…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Did you ever make a little dreidel out of clay? I never did. I never even saw one, although I have seen wax crayons in dreidel…

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