Dallas Doings

Beth Torah reaches out to interfaith families Congregation Beth Torah, in the vanguard of Conservative Judaism’s effort to “welcome strangers into the tent,” has laid the foundation for a Greater…

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Around the Town with Rene

Federation targets three focus goals The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County is continuing its strategic planning process. With the consulting help of Jewish Federations of North America,…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross We all know that Emma Lazarus, who wrote the famous poem that graces the Statue of Liberty, was Jewish. Don’t we? And that lots of the…

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Ask the Rabbi

Dear Rabbi Fried, I would like to inquire about the three weeks of mourning being observed by Orthodox Jews. Why need we mourn something that happened so long ago? I…

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Gan Shalom is a garden for kids

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Digging through the dirt, feeling the slime of earthworms as they crawl up the arm of a 4-year-old and tasting the fresh first cut from a pepper plant, the children of Temple Emanu-El Preschool, through their Gan Shalom Chai science and garden centers, take it all in. Committed to connecting children to G-d through nature, the preschool has 230 little gardeners who make their way through the Gan at least once a week. From the earliest toddlers to the pre-kindergarten students, age-appropriate activities and curriculum provide lessons in ecology, gardening, nutrition, animal science and more.

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Dallas Doings

Goldberg Brothers support Dallas fireworks show Dallas will have a Fourth of July fireworks celebration this year at Fair Park after all. After the disappointing news of this festive tradition…

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Around the Town with Rene

Julian Haber publishes thriller Julian Haber’s new mystery/espionage thriller, “A Nail In The Body of Christ,” was recently published. Terrorists in Morocco send a message to an American newsman that…

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In My Mind's I

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By Harriet P. Gross Waves from the recent Helen Thomas affair keep washing over me. I remember once standing up in a speedboat and watching its foamy wake heal into…

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