Archive | May, 2016

JDC photograph auction includes image by Annie Sandler Repairing the World: Frame by Frame

May 6, 2016

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Two-Room School, Ethiopia, by Annie Sandler.

Tuesday, May 17, 6 pm Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is presenting its first ever auction of original photographs by board members who have been involved with JDC’s humanitarian programs around the world, as well as from a group of esteemed Israeli photographers/philanthropists [...]

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Student art exhibit completes the Holocaust Commission’s Elie Wiesel competitions

May 6, 2016

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Would you walk in her shoes?

May 10–May 31, Old Dominion University Higher Education Center, Virginia Beach The Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s 2016 Elie Wiesel Visual Arts competition, which yielded a record number of submissions from students across the nation, will culminate with a student art show at the Old Dominion University Higher Education Center in [...]

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Seder at Strelitz

May 6, 2016

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On Tuesday, April 19, the Strelitz Early Childhood Center held an educational and fun Model Passover Seder. Preschool parents were invited to attend with their children. Together, parents and children sang Passover songs, tasted Passover foods, and the children enjoyed showing off all that they had learned about the holiday.

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Witness to pre-Holocaust life in Poland

May 6, 2016

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Three Minutes in Poland (Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film) Glenn Kurtz Farrar, Strauss and Girioux 415 pages, $33 It began on July 23, 1938, almost a year before the outbreak of WWll in the European theatre, when David and Liza Kurtz from Brooklyn, New York, author Glenn Kurtz’s grandparents, boarded the [...]

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Rabbi Arthur Z. Steinberg

May 6, 2016

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Rabbi Arthur Z. Steinberg

February 7, 1938–April 10, 2016 Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg delivered the eulogy for Rabbi Arthur Z. Steinberg at Ohef Sholom Temple. An abbreviated version follows Heart-broken and sorrow filled, as we gather to remember our beloved Rabbi Arthur Z. Steinberg, we reflect on the prayer from the new Reform Rabbis’ Manual, L’Chol Z’man v’Eit, For everything [...]

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Holocaust Commission adds three powerful films to What We Carry program

May 6, 2016

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Premiere of short documentaries at free screening Sunday, May 22, 2 pm, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts “My name is Alfred Dreyfus. I was born in Rastatt, Germany in 1923.” “My name is Mary Sigillo Barraco. I was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1923.” “My name is William John Jucksch. I was born in [...]

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Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy advisers are exactly who you’d expect them to be—which is now rare

May 6, 2016

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WASHINGTON (JTA)—It’s the season of the unconventional foreign policy adviser: Donald Trump takes advice from his sonin- law and real estate attorney, and Bernie Sanders cites folks who didn’t know they were advising him. In this field, Hillary Clinton’s inner circle of foreign policy advisers stands out for not standing out. The names she has [...]

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From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives

May 6, 2016

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May 5, 2006 For the second consecutive year, the Week of Healthy Living, Jewish Family Service’s major fundraising event, took place. It included the 2nd Annual Run, Roll or Stroll at Norfolk Botanical Gardens, as well as a variety of speakers and free health screenings. May 10, 1996 Rabbi Israel Bornstein was to be honored [...]

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Staying awake at night

May 6, 2016

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“Rabbi Chanina ben Chachinai said: One who is awake at night or goes on the road by himself, and turns his heart to wasteful things, this person is taking his life in his hands.” —Ethics of Our Fathers The above text gives us an important practical lesson: If you are up at night or walking [...]

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