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Jewish Mothers – Lori Almost Live

03.11.2013 

It’s time to break the stereotype.

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Four Four Jew: London’s Jewish Museum hosts new exhibition celebrating Jewish role in football

The beautiful game of football continues to be a popular sporting pastime for so many Jewish people around the globe. London’s Jewish Museum is exploring this relationship in its newest exhibition “Four, Four, Jew: Football Fans and Faith”.

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Bill de Blasio celebrates at NYC City Hall: Liberal Democrat replaces Bloomberg as New York Mayor

Bill de Blasio has been elected as New York City’s new mayor. The liberal Democrat will replace Michael Bloomberg, who has been in office for 12 years

Orthodox Jews find love on Israeli reality TV show: Match Made in Heaven offers traditional dating

Match Made in Heaven is not your average reality show, it is the first ever series in the world which got a revealing look into the very closed and hidden world of the matchmaking in the ultra-religious Jews who still use the traditional way of getting to know your future mate.

Life of giving started small | Nation | Jewish Journalwebmaster@jewishjournal.com

2013/11/06 – The first time Tom Leanse seriously thought about charitable giving was in the 1970s, when he was helping his parents file their tax returns.
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Exhibit shows life in Paris under German OccupationSun-Sentinel

“Helene Berr, a Stolen Life,” an exhibit that focuses on daily life in Paris under the oppressive laws of the Vichy French government and the Nazi plan to 
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Sharing space across denominationsJewish News of Greater Phoenix

“Pretty much everything has to be re-examined in terms of Jewish life and how we practice and how we lead,” he said. “The fundamental of Reform Judaism is to 
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Jewish Hall of Fame: Mel BlancShalom Life

Shalom Life’s newest weekly feature, the Jewish Hall of Fame is a way to recognize the remarkable advancements these members of our community have made 
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Study Points The Way Toward More Avenues To Jewish LifeThe Jewish Week

Since the release of the Pew Research Center survey on American Jews, the question I’ve been asked most often is what surprises me about it. What surprises 
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Jewish Arts Festival: Photo archive holds a piece of Israel’s historySalt Lake Tribune

Filmmaker Tamar Tal uncovers that history in her documentary, “Life in Stills.  Jewish Arts Festival starts with a screening of the documentary “Life In Stills.”.
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Vancouver Island Jewish Community Blooms One Mitzvah At A TimeLubavitch.com

Involvement in Jewish life has increased dramatically over last 10 years.” Shabbat services draw more than 50 people and some 150 attend High-holiday 
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Startup Club: Brow.siShalom Life

Jewish businessmen and innovators continue to excel throughout these  Shalom Life is pleased to present: Startup Club, highlighting the best and the brightest 
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‘Besa: The Promise’ screeningSun-Sentinel

In narrative, song and story, Agin will review the past, describe the present and hint at the future in his presentation of Jewish Life in America. Agin is dean and 
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Mandolin Orchestra Revives Pre-Holocaust MusicShalom Life

“I’m an absolute freak for mandolin music,” he tells Shalom Life I created a number of arrangements of Jewish orchestra for a mandolin orchestra format.
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Bill de Blasio Wins NYC Mayoral RaceShalom Life

With a 32% increase in New York’s Jewish Orthodox population over the past twelve  This election marks the first time in 20 years that no Jewishcandidate has 
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The Torah of drones: Examining the complex morality of drone webmaster@jewishjournal.com

2013/11/06 – In 2009, an Israeli drone flying over the Gaza Strip transmitted back to its command station an image of a telltale rocket trail streaking toward Israeli 
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The value of a smileJewish News of Greater Phoenix

One of the great love affairs in the Bible is the one between Jacob and Rachel, and it is recounted in this week’s Torah portion, Vayeitzei. Jacob worked for 
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NJ Torah Event to Support Haredim in IsraelArutz Sheva

Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Borenstein of Bnei Brak will deliver the keynote speech at the Dirshu Shabbos Chizuk L’lomdei Torah event to be held this coming 
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Transforming the impossible into the possibleSun-Sentinel

One wonders then, why, in this week’s Torah portion, the seemingly trivial story of Yaakov (Jacob) lifting the stone after seeing Rachel (Rachel) is mentioned.
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The ‘Perfect’ D’var TorahThe Jewish Press

After the Mi She’beirach was made for the mother and newborn, a stranger told me a beautiful d’varTorah on the subject of bris milah. I later relayed the d’var 
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Hamas textbooks: Torah and Talmud ‘fabricated’The Jewish Voice

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Hamas has introduced new textbooks into schools in the Gaza Strip that characterize the Torah and Talmud as “fabricated,” 
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Torah Portion – VayetzeConnecticut Jewish Ledger

Jacob, the last of the patriarchs, is forced by his brother, Esau, to leave his ancestral home for exile. The Talmud (B.T. Brachot 26b) interprets our opening verse 
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Celebrating Women of the WallSun-Sentinel

Wearing kippot and tallitot, Jewish women from all over South Florida gathered Sunday to pray aloud, sing and read from the Torah—things that women are not 
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Firebombed school library rededicatedCanadian Jewish News

Pictured at the rededication ceremo-ny for the Azrieli Library are, from left, Talmud Torah/Herzliah head of school Laurence Kutler, president Monica Mendel 
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No faith, no Jewish futureThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

How the Torah came to be is an entirely different question from whether it ultimately  Having taught the Torah much of my life, I am well aware that there are 
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Wednesday Morning Mussar StudyRosyln News

Participants will use the Torah, ancient Mussar texts, and the modern commentary of Alan Morinis to focus on character development. Each month they will study 
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Wednesday, November 6

Wednesday Morning Mussar Study

Come to Wednesday Morning Mussar Study with Rabbi Andrew Gordon at 11 a.m. Mussar is a medieval and Chasidic study that focuses on Tikkun Middot, the refining of the soul’s traits.  Participants will use the Torah, ancient Mussar texts, and the modern commentary of Alan Morinis to focus on character development.  Each month they will study a different Middah – a quality of the heart – such as patience, generosity, humility, compassion and simplicity.   All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights 621-6800 or at http://www.mysinai.org.

Friday, November 8

Shabbat Service

Join Temple Sinai at the 6:30 p.m. for a Shabbat Service Commemorating Kristallnacht as Temple Sinai long-time member Julius Eisenstein shares his story.   Eisenstein will recount his story of survival, and his ultimately joyful embrace of life in America. Born in Tomaszow, Poland, Eisenstein was one of five children.  Julius, his brother and his future wife survived several camps, including Auschwitz and Dachau, where American troops liberated him.  Julius is an articulate speaker whose recall of detail is crystal-clear.  His compelling testimony is important for all to hear firsthand.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or at http://www.mysinai.org.

Monday, November 11

Chazak Holiday Drop-Off Program

Join Temple Sinai for a Chazak Three Hour Holiday Drop-off Program from 10:00 am–1:00 pm.  Chazak is our wonderful ongoing program for children 6–14, with developmental differences. See your child grow, learn, and thrive in a nurturing, inclusive environment. Lunch is included, parents are welcome to stay.  Programs are FREE OF CHARGE and integrate music, movement, and other forms of enrichment into the learning experience.   Please call 621-8016 to register and get additional information about our Chazak programs.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800.  http://www.mysinai.org

Tuesday, November 12

The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom

Join Rabbi Michael White at 10 a.m. for The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom.  The discussions will center on the Torah portion of the week, along with ancient and modern commentaries. You will see how relevant, inspiring and transformative the Torah’s messages are to lives, struggles and circumstances.  No previous knowledge or experience is necessary.  Come to one session or all the sessions.  (Also being held Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. on November 12, December 3, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13 and on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on January 13, February 10, March 10, the last eight dates in 2014.)  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, 516-621-6800.  http://www.mysinai.org.

Tuesday, November 14

Discussion Of Jewish Genetic History

A discussion of Jewish genetic history will be the topic for an evening with author and Albert Einstein School of Medicine professor Dr. Harry Ostrer at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14.  In his recent book, Legacy, Dr. Ostrer blends history, science and biography to offer readers a fresh perspective on the Jewish people around the world, and their history. He will explore the quintessential question of who Jews are: a race, a people, a religious group? Ostrer also will discuss a related project that he devised, the “Jewish Hap Map Project,” which focuses on creating a database of Jewish genomes.  Dr. Ostrer’s book presents a cutting-edge portrait of population genetics, a field that may soon take its place as a pillar of group identity.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd.,  516-621-6800 or at http://www.mysinai.org

Tuesday, December 3

The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom

Join Rabbi Michael White at 10 a.m. for The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom.  The discussions will center on the Torah portion of the week, along with ancient and modern commentaries. You will see how relevant, inspiring and transformative the Torah’s messages are to lives, struggles and circumstances.  No previous knowledge or experience is necessary.  Come to one session or all the sessions.  (Also being held Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. on November 12, December 3, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13 and on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on January 13, February 10, March 10, the last eight dates in 2014.)  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, 516-621-6800.  http://www.mysinai.org.

Wednesday, December 4

Wednesday Morning Mussar Study

Come to Wednesday Morning Mussar Study with Rabbi Andrew Gordon at 11 a.m. Mussar is a medieval and Chasidic study that focuses on Tikkun Middot, the refining of the soul’s traits.  Participants will use the Torah, ancient Mussar texts, and the modern commentary of Alan Morinis to focus on character development.  Each month they will study a different Middah – a quality of the heart – such as patience, generosity, humility, compassion and simplicity.  (Also being held November 6, December 4, January 8, February 12, March 5, April 9, May 7, June 18, the last seven dates in 2014.)  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800.  http://www.mysinai.org

Monthly Events

•VFW Post #5253 meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month (only on the second Wednesday in the summer, November and December) at 8 p.m. at 155 Searingtown Rd,. Albertson. For more information call 833-7536.

•Well Spouse Association for well spouses or partners of the chronically disabled. When one is sick…two need help. Is your spouse ill? Are you feeling the stress of being a caregiver? Do you feel lonely, angry, sad, guilty, frustrated, desperate? Have your friends deserted you? Would you like to share emotional problems and coping skills with others who walk in your shoes? If your answer is yes, join a group of people in similar situations. Share feelings, experiences and helpful ideas. Regular meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Rehab Center, 201 I.U. Willets Rd. (corner of Searingtown Rd.), Albertson. Call Betsey Budne-Finnel 482-6574 or Rose Packard 829-8740 or e-mail: rosebirdlady@aol.com.

Bridge Games

•Newplicate (supervised duplicate) Bridge at the Shelter Rock Jewish Center, 272 Shelter Rock Rd., Roslyn, every Monday from 9:30 a.m. to noon for bridge students, new players and social bridge players welcome. Short lesson, and earn points in a fun, friendly atmosphere. For reservations call 917-658-5991. Open Duplicate Bridge Game at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Refreshments served. Call 917-658-5991 for reservations.

•Bridge Game .A new ACBL sanctioned daytime bridge game will be held on Thursday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. at Shelter Rock Jewish Center, 272 Shelter Rock Rd., Roslyn. For info and reservations call 917-658-5991.

Ongoing Programs

Boy Scouts

Open to all boys 11-18 years old. Meets at sponsor: Temple Beth Sholom, 401 Roslyn Rd., Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Contact Steven Cahn 621-3890.

Cub Scouts

Open to all boys 6-10 years old. Meets at sponsor: Temple Beth Sholom, 401 Roslyn Rd., Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Contact Dan Sharon 428-3633.

Bridge Players Wanted

The residents of East Hills Park are looking for bridge players who are East Hills residents only who would like to join the group. It takes place Wednesdays beginning at 7 p.m. in the East Hills Lounge. Call 621-8782.

Canasta Players Wanted

Mature women looking for canasta players to play canasta Wednesdays or Fridays at the Links of Roslyn. Call 365-6048.

Free Weekly Meditation Classes for Children

Ages 6 to 16. Beginners welcome. One session for ages 6 to 8. Second session ages 9 to 16. Classes are held in Roslyn. Instructor Ko Kila Bennett. Call 625-1532 for more information.

Nassau County Museum Of Art

The Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Admission is $10 adults; $8 seniors (62+); $4 children (4-12); members free. Weekends only there is a $2 parking fee (members free). There is a docent-led exhibition tour every day at 2 p.m.; meet in the lobby, no reservations are needed. Each Sunday the museum offers family art activities, free with museum admission, beginning at 1 p.m. The Museum Store is open 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For current exhibitions, events, director and other information, call (516) 484-9337 or log onto nassaumuseum.org.

Van Nostrand Starkins House Museum

Located at 221 Main St., Roslyn. Open every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is $4 adults; $2 children and seniors. Beverly McDermott, museum educator, gives guided tours every half hour. The museum is filled with two rooms of 18th century antique furniture and one room filled with 18th century samplers and archaeological artifacts. The Children’s Hands on Education program is not to be missed. It is filled with 18th century reproductions of children’s clothing, toys and artifacts for children to handle and enjoy.

Mandolin Orchestra Revives Pre-Holocaust MusicShalom Life

 War II Jewish mandolin orchestra in Poland’s Gora Kalwaria (Ger in Yiddish).  it brings together his interests in the mandolin, history andJewish music.
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Violinist accompanies landmark silent filmThe Sentinel

Originally Svigals was commissioned to create the score for a one-time screening of the film at the Washington Jewish Music Festival. “It was really a labor of 
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Community to commemorate Kristallnacht anniversarySun-Sentinel

“One is to share this German Jewish musical tradition to our community, and secondly it is to show that some of the music that has been part of that lost tradition 
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Beth El Temple wins three awards at Conservative conferenceConnecticut Jewish Ledger

Two Centennial Schechter Commendations were presented to Beth El for Shir Joy, a drop-in Jewish music class created as outreach to unaffiliated Jews, and 
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25th Boston Jewish Film Festival – Blumenthal in Brookline …boston.eventful.com/events/25th-boston-jewish-film… 
25th Boston Jewish Film Festival – Blumenthal on Nov 9, 2013 in Brookline, MA(Boston metro area) at Coolidge Corner Theatre. There are many …

Jewish University for a Day at Kol Shalom in Rockville …http://www.meetup.com/JewishSocialScene-MD-DC-VA/events/… 
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Contra Costa Jewish Book & Arts Festival more scattered and …http://www.mercurynews.com/…/contra-costa-jewish…more-scattered 
Contra Costa Jewish Book & Arts Festival. A few upcoming festival events are: Rabbi Rex D. Perlmeter’s “Introduction to Jewish …

Jewish Calendar – Jewish Calendarhttp://www.chabad.org/templates/events.asp?tdate=11/6/2013 
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SABRA: The THANX Event | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan …jewishdetroit.org/event/sabra-the-thanx-event 
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 6735 Telegraph Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301