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Two wounded as Hezbollah fires 150 rockets at northern Israel

A Hezbollah terrorist official told Al Jazeera that the attack marked “the largest and most comprehensive attack” since Oct. 8. By Akiva Van KonigsveldJune 14. 2024 (JNS) Two Israelis sustained light wounds on Thursday when rocket shrapnel fell in Katzrin, the largest Israeli community in the Golan Heights. The victims,

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Morrie Markoff, oldest man in US, dies at 110

His brain will be donated to science for research on super-aging. JNS Staff ReportJune 13, 2024 Morrie Markoff, considered to be the oldest man in the United States, died on June 3 in downtown Los Angeles. He was 110 years old. He attributed his long life to regular walks—he and

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Celebrating 50 years since Israel mission trip

Participants were ‘forever changed’ By Deb Silverthorn It’s been 50 years since a group participated in the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas’ first mission trip to Israel. Twenty-four of the original 40 participants gathered for a reunion May 4 at the home of Janice Sweet Weinberg and Art Weinberg. “While

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Plano teen designs T-shirt logo for NYC Israel Day Parade

By Michael Sudhalter David Weisglass has always had a deep love for Israel as well as a talent and creativity for artistic design. The 16-year-old Plano resident designed the T-shirt logos for the Israel Day Parade, which included 60,000 attendees, on Sunday, June 2, in New York City. Although Weisglass

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The gift of life

‘Love thy neighbor’ defined with lifesaving transplant By Deb Silverthorn The gift of life was wrapped up and delivered to Susanne Rosenhouse when, after a Renewal swabbing event Jan. 28 at the Aaron Family JCC, fellow Dallas resident Yehuda Kramer was found to be a match. On May 14, at

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Josh Hochschuler’s Jewish life: Sweet and blossoming

By Deb Silverthorn Josh Hochschuler’s professional life has for many years been a sweet one. Now he is blossoming with success. The founder of Talenti Gelato and now co-founder of Green Acres Nursery & Supply, the Dallas native is enjoying the fruits of all his labor. Hochschuler was born in

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Blessing with love

By Rabbi Michael Tevya CohenParashat Naso Some 20 years ago, I was mulling going back to school to become a rabbi. I found myself one

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Is the Torah changing?

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Rabbi, I know that Orthodoxy believes that the Torah was given at one time and its laws are static

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Hillel’s 3 questions

By Laura Seymour Dear Families, Summer is the time for camp and many of us have wonderful camp memories. I am truly blessed because I

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