Baytown’s historic synagogue seeks to rebuild

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By Hollace Weiner The destruction that Hurricane Harvey wreaked on Jewish institutions extended beyond Houston to nearby Baytown, where wind-driven, water-soaked K’Nesseth Israel synagogue is a landmark that is now…

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JK Chocolate makes big tastes in tiny bites

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By Deb Silverthorn It doesn’t get much sweeter than the smell that wafts as you walk through the Lovers Lane headquarters of JK Chocolate, with thousands of itty-bitty Microchip cookies…

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Jewish community key during anti-poverty forum

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The Dallas Jewish community played key roles during the Anti-Poverty Coalition of Greater Dallas’ town hall forum Jan. 11. Dallas’ Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is a founding and steering…

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JCRC will honor MLK Jr. at Annual Interfaith Seder

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By Rabbi Elana Zelony Last year, I attended a ladies’ luncheon where acquaintances of different races gathered together. One woman commented, “I love being with all of you. I don’t…

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DFW’s Buchanan ready to skate for Israel

By Jori Epstein Special to the TJP Aimee Buchanan isn’t the only local figure skater you’ll find gracefully arching in a layback spin. But as the 24-year-old Buchanan transitions from…

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