PARASHAT TETZAVEH

Praying through Jerusalem and Sinai By Rav Hanan Schlesinger Everyone knows in which direction a Jew faces when he prays — we turn to Jerusalem, and in the case of…

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Dallas Doings

17th Dallas Kosher Chili Cookoff, March 14 at Tiferet Israel The 17th annual Dallas Kosher Chili Cookoff is scheduled this year for Sunday, March 14 at Tiferet Israel Congregation at…

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Around the Town with Rene

Herb Bogart visits his alma mater in Philadelphia Herb Bogart returned from a long weekend trip to Philadelphia on Jan. 28. He graduated from the Wharton School at the University…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Purim, with its yearly dose of good food and good fun, is also a good and necessary time to think about enemies. While contemplating Haman, we…

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Ask the Rabbi

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Rabbi, I always have trouble feeling joyous on Purim. That salvation happened thousands of years ago, and we have had so many troubles since…

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It’s Purim, let the revelry commence

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Purim is a busy holiday. It starts with an evening reading of the Megillah of Esther, followed the next morning by the second reading of a story that rivals the pace of a best-selling novel. The plot features a brave and beautiful heroine, a despotic king, a clever uncle and a villain who is destroyed by his own evil plans.

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Dallas Doings

Akiba event takes the cake! Last month, over 100 Akiba annual fund contributors were treated to a lighthearted presentation by cake maven Bronwen Weber, executive chef at Frosted Art, Dallas’…

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Around the Town with Rene

Tzedakah Sunday is Feb. 21: Please answer the call Once again, Tzedakah Sunday volunteers will be calling you asking for your gift to the Jewish Federation Annual Campaign. By now…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Last Sunday, on Valentine’s Day, a dear friend returned something to me that I’d given to her many years ago on the same occasion: a yellowed…

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