October 9, 2017

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In Mexico City, this Jewish NGO is the go-to agency for earthquake relief

MEXICO CITY (JTA)—I was on the 11th floor of an office building here when the ground started moving. There had been a mock evacuation that same day in remembrance of the 1985 earthquake that killed more than 10,000 people, but this was no drill. According to protocol, everyone ran toward the building’s columns—structurally the safest [...]

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October 9, 2017

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jane gardner presents inspirational message of hope

With a calmness and gentleness in her voice that defied the remarkable struggle she has faced, Jane Gardner told her story, “Live Each Day,” to a packed house at the Kaufman Theater at Chrysler Museum on Sunday, September 17. The former television news anchor has fought cancer—not just once, but four times. Gardner was diagnosed [...]

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October 9, 2017

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Virginia Beach recruits visit Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Virginia Beach Police Department continued their commitment to “Never Again” with their Recruit Class 63 during a recent trip to the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Organized by the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy, Sergeant Bryan S. Marshall says that the experience “was extremely informative and many of the recruits, while aware, were not completely [...]

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October 9, 2017

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A story of connections

On the Sickle’s Edge Neville Frankel Dialogos, an imprint of Lavender Ink, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-944884-10-9 474 pages, $16.95, paperback Stories based on family history are a strong current in Jewish literature. It is by remembering and retelling that we honor our loved ones and perpetuate their memory, while instilling resilience and hope in the young. [...]

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Beth Sholom Kahbaid Campaign passes $2-million mark as extensive renovation gets underway

You won’t see anything just yet by walking into the building off Auburn Drive, but there is a major renovation underway at the Berger-Goldrich Home at Beth Sholom Village. Some of the rooms on the Sholom Unit are vacant, with those residents having been shifted to other rooms on the 200 Hall. The residents were [...]

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