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January 16, 2020

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To help maintain a spiritual home Hilary Truman Life & Legacy Donor Temple Emanuel became a home I didn’t know I was looking for. The first time I came, I came to support my best friend. My daughter enjoyed the atmosphere and the people, so I came with my friend a few more times. Everyone [...]

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My Interview with Yaakov Katz, the Jerusalem Post’s editor-In-chief

January 16, 2020

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Yaakov Katz, editor-In-chief of the Jerusalem Post, educated and enlightened our community as part of the 2019–2020 Israel Today series. Katz is author of Shadow Strike: Inside Israel’s Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power. He shared his message over several days throughout the community including with the U.S. Naval Warfare Development, Cape Henry Collegiate [...]

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Spiritual late bloomer goes digging to discover what was ‘here all along’

January 16, 2020

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Former Obama White House speechwriter Sarah Hurwitz came to Temple Emanuel to sign books and share what she learned on her post-White House Jewish journey on Sunday, December 8. The Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival and the Milton “Mickey” Kramer Scholar-in-Residence Fund’s Tidewater Together series brought Hurwitz to town. Her book is [...]

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Virginia’s first female, first Jewish Speaker: Eileen Filler-Corn

January 16, 2020

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Diversity across the Commonwealth. Diversity in the House. Eileen Filler-Corn’s historical new role as the Commonwealth of Virginia’s first woman and first Jewish Speaker of the House of Delegates is big news, locally, nationally, and even in Israel. Since November, Filler-Corn has been on the cover of Hadassah Magazine, Virginia Business, featured on NPR, in [...]

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