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January 2021

In Memoriam- Jeremy Goldman

Jeremy Goldman, of blessed memory, was light and laughter for everyone who knew him. A true mensch, Jeremy’s warmth, humor, generosity of spirit and...

Battling Stereotypes

Up until recently, I assumed that the State of Israel would have by now significantly impacted American stereotypes of Jews. Surely something must have...

Mourning the Loss of a Pet

We recently lost our dog Charlotte, who was part of our family for 11 years. Towards the end of her life Charlotte slowly deteriorated...

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JLife Extra- New Year, New Promise

Everyone can agree that 2020 was a year like no other. While most activities in the Jewish community are still being conducted on a...

A Fresh New Year

We woke up this morning to a fresh, new day; a fresh, new month; a fresh, new year.  “Modeh ani lefanechah….” Thank you G-d for...

The Ultimate Holiday Dish

If you ask most Jews to name their favorite Jewish foods, brisket would be high on the list, along with bagels, knishes and kugel,...

Pandemic Perspectives

What criteria should be used to determine which population groups in the United States should be first to receive the COVID-19 vaccines once they...