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Obituaries

Obituaries: January 12th, 2022

Lila Lee Baum Berlin AUSTIN — Lila Lee Baum Berlin, formerly of Fort Worth, born April 4, 1926, died peacefully in her sleep in her 96th year on New Year’s

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News

Hillel International comes to Dallas

A professionals’ homecoming By Deborah Silverthorn When Hillel International made Dallas its home base, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, from Dec. 12 to 15 for its 2022 HIGA (Hillel International

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It depends upon the context

By Rabbi Howard WolkParashat VayehiShabbat Chazak This Shabbat we conclude reading the Book of Genesis/Berei-sheet. The Rabbinic rule that the Haftarah parallels the Torah reading seems to be violated this

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The origins of tikkun olam

Dear Rabbi, I recently received a mailing from a major local Jewish organization that spoke about the “mitzvah of tikkun olam” which is manifest in performing acts of social justice.

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Columnists

Just listen

By Dr. Alan Koenigsberg Listening… It’s something that took me years to learn to do well, and it was an integral part of my psychiatric residency training. I specifically chose

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Joseph and ‘The Graduate’

By Rabbi Michael LewisParashat Vayeshev “The Graduate” is one of my favorite movies of all time. This classic film from 1967 didn’t just introduce me to the music of Simon

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Recipes

Passover Recipes

Passover Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

By Chanie Apfelbaum There’s nothing like Passover to remind us where we come from. In many Jewish homes, Passover traditions are carried down from father to son, establishing the family’s

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Passover Recipes

Charoset recipes, new and old

By Tina Wasserman Passover is coming, Passover is coming! As I pretend to be the Jewish Paul Revere, should the rest of the thought be “One if by mix and

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