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Thursday, June 22, 2017

What Jews should know about breast cancer

When she approached her synagogue sisterhood at Temple Emanuel of North Jersey with the idea of sponsoring a free public educational program about breast cancer, Hannah Lee Gold of Wayne was driven not only by her own interest but by the knowledge that many women — and men — do not know the variety of resources available to help...
The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents a number of unique shows this Spring and Summer as part of our 102nd consecutive season. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS A musical celebrating the immigrant experience that shaped America. “ Amerike - The Golden Land,” is a re-envisioning of Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld’s beloved musical that traces the fascinating story of Jewish immigration and assimilation. Directed...
A new initiative supporting the individual career growth of local Jewish professionals and the collective growth of Chicago's Jewish community will launch in Chicago next month. JPRO Chicago will serve as a central resource for professional development by connecting Jewish communal professionals, providing training and leadership development opportunities, inspiring and strengthening individuals and their organizations and empowering professionals to make...
This week, the Jewish world celebrates Jerusalem Day and marks 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem and the Six Day War. To honor the occasion, the Keren Kayemet Le’Israel-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) opened its archives and is presenting rare photos of Jerusalem from 1967 by KKL-JNF photographers in a photo exhibition in Safra Square, Jerusalem. The exhibition is...
Congregants from Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach and Temple Israel will unite Tuesday, the eve of Shavuot, for an evening of prayer, food and learning as they commemorate the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people. Rabbis Michael Resnick and Cookie Olshein will speak on “Judaism and Immigration: What the Book of Ruth can teach us about how we...
Experts from Indiana University’s Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Universität Potsdam convene to discuss antisemitism in the USA and views of Jews among refugees. Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Location: Indiana University Europe Gateway CIEE Global Institute Gneisenaustraße 27 10961 Berlin
Earlier this week, Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills canceled a concert scheduled for May 18 featuring internationally known Israeli musician Noa. In a May 4 letter to it members, synagogue leadership stated: “Several credible threats of protest and demonstration have been planned in response to the appearance of Achinoam “Noa” Nini at Adat Shalom on Thursday, May 18. We...
Lieba Cohen of Hagerstown, and her husband Jerry, can be found helping out every year during the Jewish Food Festival hosted by Congregation B’nai Abraham in downtown Hagerstown. She is usually helping with the bakery area; her husband is on brisket duties. “The most important people are those in the kitchen,” Lieba Cohen said, noting there will be a variety of...
Smashing Down Walls  •  Warsaw Ghetto Commemoration Join Yiddishkayt for a community commemoration marking 74 years since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Together we will honor this history of solidarity and resistance during the war, and envision new forms of struggle against border walls, division, and violence. All welcome, this event is free. Sunday April 30, 2:00pm SoCal Workmen’s Circle Center 1525 S Robertson Blvd,...
Don't miss this "truly unique piece” -Toronto Star A Night in the Old Marketplace BUY TICKETS NY Premiere, 2 Nights Only! Thursday May 4, 2017 at 8 PM Saturday May 6, 2017 at 9:30 PM WHERE Museum of Jewish Heritage Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl., NYC 10280 Created and directed by Alexandra Aron Composed by Grammy winner Sir Frank London Lyrics and text by Glen Berger (Spiderman:...

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