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Obituaries

Obituaries: September 22nd, 2022

Connie M. Schepps Connie Mendez Schepps passed away on Sept. 10, 2022, after a long battle with dementia. She was born on Aug. 29, 1931, in Durango, Mexico, to Jesus

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Columnists

Double standards

By Rabbi Stephen FischParashat Ki Tetse Our Torah portion for this week, Ki Tetse, is filled with mitzvot which apply to us today as much as they did in Biblical

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Happiness

Dear Rabbi, Recently I’ve seen a lot written about happiness. Happiness is a very difficult concept to quantify, and historians debate whether or not we, with all our creature comforts,

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Be fair and honest witnesses

By Rabbi Debra RobbinsParashat Shoftim In this week’s Torah portion, Parashat Shoftim, the text’s well-known, seemingly repetitive injunction, “tzedek tzedek tirdof, justice, justice you shall pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:20), demands we

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Recipes

Recipes

Jews and Chinese food

By Tina Wasserman There have always been two major factors in the spread of the Jewish Diaspora: commerce and persecution. The arrival of Jewish émigrés into Far East Asia and

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Hanukkah/Thanksgiving Recipes

Dishes for Thanksgiving 2021

By Tina Wasserman Here’s a festive salad that will easily go with all your Thanksgiving dishes. I recently purchased Red Apple balsamic vinegar from Seven Barrels when I was in

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