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Hospice Volunteers Needed

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Hebrew Health Care Hospice is looking for people and pet companions who want to share their time and talents with our hospice patients in a variety of settings. In particular,… Read more »

On the Web:  Chanukah 101

On the Web: Chanukah 101

To help get you into the holiday spirit, the students at Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa came up with an innovative method for lighting a menorah using their… Read more »

Vayeshev

Vayeshev

We have just concluded the biblical account of the rivalry between Jacob and Esau for the birthright-blessings, the momentous conflict regarding the heir to the mission and covenant of Abraham. … Read more »

The Maccabees and Jewish athletics

The Maccabees and Jewish athletics

By Jacob Kamaras/JNS.org   Jewish athletes from around the world gather every four years in Israel for the Olympic-style Maccabiah Games, not to mention the annual JCC Maccabi Youth Games… Read more »

Dreidel: Fun Facts

Dreidel: Fun Facts

By Binyamin Kagedan/JNS.org   ▪                The word dreidel is Yiddish, and comes from the German verb dreihen, meaning “to spin.” Dreidel literally means “little spinner.” The first dreidel players were… Read more »

Q&A with…Harold & Gayle Berman

Q&A with…Harold & Gayle Berman

Former Springfield, Mass. Federation head and his wife author a book about intermarriage and conversion By Stacey Dresner Four years ago, members of the Springfield, Mass. Jewish community said goodbye… Read more »

TORAHPortion: Vayishlach

TORAHPortion: Vayishlach

By Shlomo Riskin Jacob has left Laban and Laban-land behind and – after more than two decades of living in exile – returned to his ancestral land of Israel. He… Read more »

Hunting Eichmann author to speak in Orange

Hunting Eichmann author to speak in Orange

ORANGE — Neal Bascomb, author of the New York Times bestseller “Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World’s Most Notorious Nazi,”… Read more »

KOLOT: The Morning After

KOLOT: The Morning After

By Onnie Shiffmiller Our car had been stolen a few weeks earlier and on Thursday, Nov. 15 we were notified that the car was found in Jaffa.  I was told… Read more »

The 2012 Chanukah gift guide

The 2012 Chanukah gift guide

By Diana Burmistrovich/JNS.org The story of Chanukah was about bravery, determination, and finding light in the darkest of times. These days, we certainly remember and celebrate the centuries-old victory of… Read more »

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