New endowed chair for Ackerman Center

Photos: Courtesy UTDFrom left, Mimi and Mitchell Barnett and Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth. Barnett family’s major gift establishes UTD Center’s 5th chair By Phil RothUniversity of Texas at DallasA major gift…

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Victoria Ardelean reaches out to her community

Photo: Courtesy Victoria Ardelean“What is your intention, your kavanah, for today?” said Victoria Ardelean, a freshman at the Joint Program of Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. “I want…

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Dallas Doings: Sandra Cantor, JWV

Sandra Cantor gets special award at JWVA and JWV convention Congratulations to Dallasite Sandra Cantor, who just completed her term as national president of the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary, receiving…

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Dallas Doings: SMU, Tiferet Israel

Diana MillerJordan WilliamsMarlo WeisbergMax Glauben 3 Jewish Studies minors graduate from SMU; Glauben receives honorary doctorate SMU held commencement Saturday, Aug. 15. Among the graduates were three students who earned…

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The brave new world of JCC BookFest
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The brave new world of JCC BookFest

Marian Keys Annual event has robust roster of virtual experiences By Deb SilverthornThe latest chapter for the JCC’s Margot Rosenberg Pulitzer Dallas Jewish BookFest is underway, with a virtual lineup…

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JFS support groups help caregivers connect

An online lifeline By Deb SilverthornWhether caregiving means hands-on at home or responsibility for loved ones in a residential facility, the pandemic has added layers of stress to an already…

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An enduring celebration at Levine Academy

Photo:Levine AcadenyFrom left, 2019 Waldman Teacher Excellence Award recipient Brenda Hirschowitz;Andrea and Loren Weinstein;Stacey Behrendt, early childhood director; and Tom Elieff, head of school. By Andrea WeinsteinEditor’s note: In honor…

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Sam Kogutt of Dallas recognized by BBYO

Photo: Jason Dixson Photography“It was exciting, really overwhelming the support and respect we could feel from everyone there,” said Jeff Kogutt (standing behind his father, seated center — with BBYO…

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