Around The Town: Bless pets, Jewish life on campus

Compiled by Sharon Wisch-Ray

Bless your furry, scaly, feathery loved ones

Rabbi Andrew Bloom tells the TJP that he will bless pets in honor of Parashat Noah at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30, at Congregation Ahavath Sholom, 4050 South Hulen Street.
Bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, birds, lizards, turtles, cattle, horses and snakes even your favorite stuffed animal for a special blessing.
All pets-leashed or secured in crates, cages or enclosures are welcome at this free family event.
Location is outdoors behind the basketball court.
Animals are strictly the responsibility of the owners. Donations of pet food and/or monetary contributions will be collected to benefit the Fort Worth ‘’Don’t Forget to Feed Me’’ organization.
For more information, contact Congregation Ahavath at 817-731-4721.

Learn about Jewish life on campus in Texas and Oklahoma

The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County has invited Hillels from Texas and Oklahoma to introduce themselves to Tarrant County high school students at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Hillel Fair at Congregation Ahavath Sholom. The fair is free and open to all high school students and their parents. Lunch will be served and there will be speakers from all levels of Hillel involvement as well as information booths for each Hillel attending.
Please RSVP by contacting Angie Friedman at the Jewish Federation office at 817-569-0892 or The Hillel Fair is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County with financial support from the Dan Danciger/Fort Worth Hebrew Day School Supporting Foundation and TCU Hillel.

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