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Tzedakah: public or private?

Dear Rabbi Fried,  Your organization DATA recently ran an online fundraising campaign which listed publicly all the names of the donors to the campaign, (unless the donor wrote anonymous). I

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Around the Town

Abels expands FW&TC Federation programs

By Ben Tinsley FORT WORTH — Barry Abels, the new executive director of the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County, has brought his love of Jewish culture and

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FDR’s secret plea to Hitler in 1936

By Rafael Medoff (Jewish Journal via JNS) President Franklin D. Roosevelt sent a secret plea to Adolf Hitler in the summer of 1936, according to newly-uncovered documents. It wasn’t a

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Rosh Chodesh, the moon and women

Dear Families, The Jewish month of Tishri ends and we have made it through so many holidays. We begin the month of Cheshvan and there are no Jewish holidays, except,

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Passover Recipes

Passover tips and tidbits

By Tina Wasserman The holiday of Passover evokes many memories. These memories help make or break the continuity of the tradition. I remember the smells of the chicken soup wafting

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