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November 2012

Another War

Could army skills help with challenges of raising a toddler?

Historical Lesson

What is important to Jews in the election?

Life without Thanksgiving

In Israel Jews can participate in every holiday.

Happy with One’s Lot

Realize the true value of God’s gifts.

Secular But Spiritual

Celebrate Thanksgiving in a Jewish way.

Taking Stock in Israel

Housing Rebound

Exposing Extremism

Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century Part 1: Radical Islam

Closing a Circle

Local boy has Bar Mitzvah at the same congregation in Vienna as his grandfather did.

Expressions of the Jewish Soul

“Klezmer and Kabbalah” initiates School for Lifelong Learning at the Merage JCC.

Thankful for the Sweet Potato

Enjoy many variations of this seasonal favorite. Photo by Ellen Silverman.

Out of Budapest

For Attila Szenczi-Molnar, one meaningful adventure leads to another.

New Site, New Love, New Life

Leelach.com shares Israeli talent with Americans.

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