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JFS’ PLAN Clubhouse

Job ops bring position, pride and peace By Deb Silverthorn PLAN (People Living Active Now) is a program of Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas where adults living with persistent mental illness come together as a community with the common goal of working toward recovering their mental health, valuing meaningful

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Passover Recipes

Start now: New recipes to get ready for Passover

By Tina Wasserman I have been trying to create some new recipes for Passover. Some have come out well, like the Swedish Jelly Roll with Lingonberry jam (or raspberry, if you prefer), and others have gone almost directly into the trash! I have tried hard to make a baklava with

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Israel

Netanyahu: ‘We will eliminate the Hamas battalions in Rafah’

The prime minister told IDF recruits that ‘there is no force in the world that will stop us’ from defeating the terror group in Gaza. JNS Staff Report April 9, 2024 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated on Tuesday that the Hamas battalions in Rafah will be defeated amid questions

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Israel

Captured terrorist: All Gaza hospitals used by Hamas, Islamic Jihad

The Islamic Jihad spokesperson explained how Gaza terror groups manipulate the media. JNS Staff Report April 9, 2024 A Palestinian Islamic Jihad spokesperson captured by Israeli forces in Gaza admitted to interrogators that Islamic Jihad and Hamas use all of the hospitals in the enclave. The video was brought to

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Israel

Conflicting signals as Israeli team returns from Cairo hostage talks

A senior Hamas official rejected reports of progress, saying Israel ‘did not respond to any of the terror group’s demands.’ JNS Staff Report April 9, 2024 The Israeli delegation led by Mossad chief David Barnea departed Cairo on Monday amid conflicting reports of progress in negotiations to free the hostages

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Israel

Freed Israeli hostage: ‘Gazan civilians sold me to Hamas’

‘They negotiated with Hamas to sell me. When they were paid, I was taken straight into a tunnel,’ Nili Margalit said. JNS Staff Report April 9, 2024 Nili Margalit, 42, on a tour of Europe to raise awareness of the 133 Israeli hostages still in captivity, told France’s Le Point

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Antisemitism

Ohio State accused of ‘pervasive’ Jew-hatred in Title VI complaint

The university attracted the attention of three Jewish nonprofits ‘because of the egregious nature of the physical assaults on Jewish students.’ By David SwindleApril 9, 2024 (JNS) —The Ohio State University has been dismissive towards concerns of Jewish and Israeli students, depriving them of the ability to participate fully in

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Israel

Austin: No proof Israel committing genocide

‘We don’t have evidence of that to my knowledge,’ the secretary of defense testified before Congress. By Andrew Bernard April 9, 2024 (JNS) — Washington has no evidence that Israel is committing “genocide” in Gaza, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin testified during a Tuesday hearing of the Senate Armed

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Israel

In first, Israel’s ship-mounted Iron Dome downs target near Eilat

The target, believed to have been a drone, was intercepted over the Red Sea by a C-Dome battery aboard an Israeli Sa’ar 6-class corvette. JNS Staff Report April 9, 2024 Israel’s C-Dome air-defense system intercepted a suspected drone over the Red Sea near Eilat shortly before midnight on Monday. The

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News

Interfaith Seder: Breaking matzo together

By Deb Silverthorn The Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas will present its 10th Interfaith Seder Wednesday, April 17, at Congregation Shearith Israel. The celebration of community outreach will welcome guest leaders Bishop Edward J. Burns, Almas Muscatwalla and Rabbi David Stern and will feature Cantor Vicky Glikin. Opening festivities begin

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Columnists

Aging and dementia, part 2

By Alan Koenigsberg, M.D. Last week, I reviewed fear and dealing with it, specifically relating to getting older and the fear of developing dementia. This

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Recipes

Recipes

Doughnuts for Hanukkah

By Tina Wasserman When I was a child, we frequented a little hamburger joint. We sat at the counter and after eating we jumped from

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