Dallas Doings
By Linda Wisch-Davidsohn

Holocaust survivor, shares her Holocaust story at Adat Chaverim Friday, Nov. 14

Mrs. Anneliese Nossbaum, was the guest speaker Friday evening during services. The following Sunday morning, she spoke to more than 175 Adat Chaverim students and their parents. During her talk, she shared pictures of her childhood and artifacts including a metal hair brush and soap dish that belonged to her during her internment. Attendees said that “it was an incredible experience for our students and parents to learn firsthand about her upbringing.”

Anneliese Nossbaum shown here with Rabbi Ben Sternman, spoke at Adat Chaverim Friday, Nov. 14. | Photo: Adat Chaverim
Anneliese Nossbaum shown here with Rabbi Ben Sternman, spoke at Adat Chaverim Friday, Nov. 14. | Photo: Adat Chaverim

Nossbaum a Holocaust survivor, grew up in Bonn, Germany. She was 12 years old when her internment by the Nazis began. For the next four years of her young life, she was forced to perform slave labor in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) ghetto. She was then deported to Auschwitz/Birkenau, and then Mauthausen, where the American Army liberated her and 80,000 other prisoners in early May 1945.
Anneliese is on the road of perpetual remembrance. She is a well-known lecturer and has brought her experiences to high school and college students, to private and governmental organizations in her immediate area, as well as internationally traveling to Germany and Austria. Her complete lecture has been incorporated in a German book (Frauenleben im NS-Alltag). English excerpts have been published in various American publications. She is the mother of two children and grandmother of four.
Nossbaum currently resides in Philadelphia.
Graham Silberman of Diamond Doctor presents their corporate sponsorship check of $90,000 to the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas. Diamond Doctor is the presenting sponsor of the Federation’s Men’s Event 2014-2016. Accepting the check is Bradley Laye, President & CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas and Cindy Sweet Moskowitz, board chair, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas. | Photo: JFGD

DJCF scholarship process open for 2015/2016 school year

The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation scholarship process is open for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students of any and all faiths are encouraged to apply. The DJCF awards at least 35 college scholarships each year based on financial need, academic merit and involvement in extracurricular activities and/or community service.
Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000. Some are university specific; however, most allow study at the college or university of the recipient’s choice. Specific awards are available for students studying medicine, law, education, fashion merchandising, or Jewish studies, and the DJCF has a host of scholarships that are for students in any field of study. The awards are open to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students. Fortunately only one application is needed for the myriad scholarships since questions are designed to allow the DJCF to consider an applicant for every scholarship for which he/she may be eligible.
Eligibility requirements and the application can be found at www.djcf.org. For questions, or additional information, please contact scholarships@djcf.org or 214-615-5268. The application process closes Feb. 17, 2015.

Dallas Israel Bonds Chair Kenny Goldberg and other members of the Israel Bonds regional leadership recently met with Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer on his visit to Houston, where he expressed his gratitude of the Southwest Region’s considerable investment in Israel. Pictured from left are Dallas Chair Kenny Goldberg, Houston Chair Steve Finkelman, Ambassador Ron Dermer and National Campaign Chair Fred Zeidman. | Photo: Marc Nathan Photography

Kenny Davin Fine and The Tennessee Texans in Concert

Kenny Davin Fine, the world’s only “Physician-Musician on a Mission,” returns with his Health ‘n’ Music Tour to The Lakewood Theater in Dallas (1825 Abrams Rd) Saturday, Nov. 22. The evening will stimulate both sides of your brain with the latest scientific information, creativity and entertainment. This special event will begin at 6 p.m. with a gluten-free dinner, followed at 7 p.m. by a health lecture by Dr. Fine about “The Gluten Truth 2014 & The FinerHealth Revolution.” During his talk, Fine, an academic gastroenterologist, will unveil his new health plan that includes “6 Tenets of the FinerHealth.” A pioneer in gluten intolerance research, he launched the popular gluten sensitivity and gluten-free diet habits.
The evening will culminate from 8-10 p.m. with a rocking, high energy concert starring Kenny Davin Fine and his band, The Tennessee Texans, performing songs from his latest CD, “Son of the Heart.” The cost for the dinner, which includes a copy of the CD, is $25. The lecture and concert are free of charge. For dinner reservations, call 972-686-6869.

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