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December 2020

Missing Out On What’s Important

It’s hard living in extreme partisan times. We aren’t usually open to listen to others who have different viewpoints. That’s unfortunate. We often miss...

Experience the Wisdom of Judaism

“I can’t express how much I appreciate Hillel. It gives me an opportunity to feel Jewish and I definitely look forward to it. It’s...

Hanukkah

I had a determinedly blasé attitude toward Hanukkah growing up: America’s retailers were not going to cause me to accord this minor Jewish holiday with...

Making Memories

Hanukkah, which begins on December 10 and ends December 18, is normally a fun time to gather together as a family and celebrate our...

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Jlife Extra- July

Tuesday, July 6 10:45 AM Temple Bat Yahm Zoom Session: Walking through the Streets of Israel Join Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Mike Hollander for an exciting session:...

Chew on This

Chew on this: One of America’s most iconic gum brands was originally a Jewish-owned tobacco business.      In 1891, Morris Chigorinsky emigrated from...

What to Change?

Life in Israel is not just about voting for a new government every few months. In between we do stuff. Like play tennis. A...

Intersection

In another “This-too-is-Israel-moment,” the war was over. We climbed out of bomb shelters and safe rooms and returned to shaky post-COVID-19 classrooms, cafes and...