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Goals for the High Holidays

Dear Rabbi Fried, As the High Holidays are approaching, I have this feeling in my gut that it’s going to be like previous years that I’m not really sure what

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Playing the Great Game of Life

When I was a small child, my father — a doctor in general practice — volunteered for our local Jewish Community Center to do free physicals for kids who would

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Obituaries

Michelle Roth Glauben

Michelle Roth Glauben, 57, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, in Houston. Michelle was born on Aug. 30, 1963, to Evelyn Pauly Roth and the

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Obituaries

Daniel Berman

Fort Worth — Daniel Berman, 53, passed away Friday morning, Sept 3., 2021.  Daniel was born Dec. 27, 1967. He was a wonderful person, a great son, husband, father and

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News

Churnin debuts 2 Jewish-themed books

By Deb Silverthorn Local children’s author Nancy Churnin brings her two latest titles to the public, “Dear Mr. Dickens” and “A Queen to the’s Rescue: The Story of Henrietta Szold,

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Columnists

Symbolic foods, with a challenge

Dear Families, The wonderful thing about the Jewish year is that no matter whether the holidays are early or late, we always have Jewish holidays to prepare for and enjoy.

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Rosh Hashanah prayers

Dear Rabbi, I know we don’t confess to rabbis — but I have a confession! Even if I can read some of the prayers on Rosh Hashanah, I still don’t

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Home is always calling to us

I’m sitting here at my computer, “thinking out loud” as I type about the current tragedy in New Orleans. Once again — a city devastated by uncontrollable water. People leave

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Recipes