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Making the most of technology in Jewish education

You’ve seen the advertisements: A fit young woman pedals a stationary bicycle while an instructor on a video screen shouts encouragement. The company, Peloton, promises “fitness at your fingertips,” and both “live and on...

Festival celebrates Jewish food culture with community

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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...

Jewish Community Relations Council sets local Holocaust remembrance observances

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The Jewish Community Relations Council is announcing its annual Holocaust commemoration programs for this spring’s series of Yom Hashoah (Day of Remembrance) observances. The annual Shoah Memorial Ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday...

Synagogue invites community to help write its new Torah

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The Torah is the heart of Judaism and the Jewish community. Writing a Hebrew letter on the parchment can be a unique spiritual experience. In fact, writing a letter of Torah allows a person...

Richmond Jewish congregation welcomes refugees to Passover ritual

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They lit candles, praying that those suffering around the world find light in the darkness. Dipping karpas into salt water, they saw the tears of all who suffer injustice. Abdul Jalal Hashimi then watched the...

Christians Team Up With Jews to Rebuild Detroit Synagogue

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According to Pastor Aramis Hinds of the Breakers Covenant Church International, the former synagogue and present church serves as a strong foundation of the Christian faith. To elaborate his point, he pointed out to...

Students, Community Celebrate Passover at the Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas

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For the UA Jewish community, spring is a time of holy tradition, community and storytelling with the annual celebration of Passover. Rachel Ungar, a UA Junior and president of the Hillel Jewish Student Association, said...

Celebrating Communal Values this Passover

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JCRC has been extra busy these first few months of 2017 advocating on behalf of our community both here and in Israel. We hosted an extraordinarily well-attended and impactful Jewish Community Forum with support...

Donate Matzos to Those In Need

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Join Our Matzos for Those in Need Effort Here Dear Supporters, Just this week I was in Flatbush delivering matzos and I ran into Alexander Rapaport, executive director of Masbia, a non-profit soup kitchen network and...

Walk to End Genocide!

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The Walk dates are fast approaching! Please register now so you can begin the process of building your team, gathering donations from supporters, and encouraging others to get involved. WE WALK because people need to know...