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Nine Long Beach businesses and community groups will be among 21 entities within state Senator Ricardo Lara’s 33rd District to be honored Wednesday in downtown Long Beach. The Excellence in the 33rd District Awards will recognize community leaders, small businesses and nonprofits on Wednesday, August 9 at the Molina Event Center starting with a reception at 6:00PM followed by the...
The winners will be contacted by email. The winners are: Lisa Travis Sylvia Rosenthal Rosalva Martha-Patten Paulina Gómez Martín Martínez Heaven in Auschwitz (Mexico, 2016) Documental. 75 min B | Directed by Aaron Cohen WHEN: August 8th, 9th & 10th | 06:30 PM WHERE: The Lot, La Jolla 7611 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA. About “Heaven in en Auschwitz” Heaven in Auschwitz is a...
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Some 180 Jewish fathers from around the world arrived in Israel on Monday, to follow in their wives’ footsteps on an exclusive “MoMENtum” journey with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP). As JWRP expands its women’s trips to Israel, an increasing number of husbands who have seen how the experiences affected their wives and families asked to share in the...
Hebrew teacher Chana Zinstein, of Temple Emanuel of Pascack Valley, recently developed a new curriculum that explores the similarities and differences between Sephardic and Ashkenazi holiday minhagim, and how Jews from both Israel and the diaspora celebrate the holidays. With the help of Temple Emanuel Principal Rabbi Shelley Kniaz, Mrs. Zinstein was able to put together the curriculum through the...
The Hebrew word Gila translates to happiness. But it is a different kind of happiness than other similar Hebrew words like simcha , or osher . Gila is the happiness found through discovery. And that is exactly the kind of happiness Chicago native Rabbi Tani Prero promotes. Yagilu means "they will be happy through discovery," which is Prero's intention at his wilderness camp called Camp Yagilu Wilderness. Through Yagilu , located...
Heaven in Auschwitz (Mexico, 2016) Documental. 75 min B | Directed by Aaron Cohen WHEN: August 8th, 9th & 10th | 06:30 PM WHERE: The Lot, La Jolla 7611 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.   About “Heaven in en Auschwitz” Heaven in Auschwitz is a documentary film that tells the fascinating and incredible story of 13 Jewish survivors of the Holocaust in former...
When Amy Bergman devised a plan to train teens how to read to young kids at a Boynton Beach Jewish community center, she had no idea it would have such an impact. . Bergman, the family life director for the Friedman Commission for Jewish Education, wanted to bridge the gap between the teens and a new PJ Goes to Day...
AGE: 99 RESIDENCE Maple Shade FAMILY: Wife Dorothy Singer (z”l); children Irv Singer and Hope Baumholtz; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren SYNAGOGUE: Cong. M’kor Shalom FAVORITE JCC ACTIVITY: Meeting people At age 99, Joe Singer is a fixture at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill. His JCC days start with adult education classes—he particularly relishes contributing to lively discussions about the topsy-turvy...

FJCC welcomes multifaith couples

The Flemington Jewish Community Center (FJCC) has formed an Interfaith Committee in response to the multi-faith families that are a growing component of America’s Jewish community. The FJCC’s goal is to find ways to help multifaith couples and families feel welcome at the synagogue and address some of the questions that arise when people from differing faith traditions work...
As a college student, Jake Max assumed he would work in banking or consulting after graduation. That was the path favored by many of his classmates. But after experiencing the 2016 presidential campaign his senior year at Emory University, Max was spurred to action and decided to apply for a yearlong social justice fellowship. “I just saw how stratified the country...

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