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VOLUME XVI ISSUE 1

FEBRUARY 2017

SH'VAT/ADAR 5777 

 

 

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

Around the Community (Bottom of this page)

Ask A Rabbi Yosef. By Rabbi Shlomo Litvin

Barnes & Noble Bookfair  A Love of Books and the Jewish Story. By Talia Smolkin

Campaign News By Tamara Ohayon

Chabad of the Bluegrass  

Hadassah News By Dianne Bazell

Havurah News By Steve Shedlofsky

In Praise of Ordinary People By Hanna B Smith

Israel21C 15 Israelis making a mark on Silicon Valley’s tech scene By Sarah Viva Press

JFS: At Your Service Jewish Disability Awareness Month. By Mimi Kaufman

Ohavay Zion Synagogue News

Participating this Tzeason with Kavanah By Talia Smolkin

President's Message  In Defense of Israel. By Evalyn Block

Sadie's Drash  By Sadie Bograd

Scholarship Winning Student to Study in Rwanda

A Tale of Two Wineries By Reva Schottenstein

Temple Adath Israel News

UK Jewish Studies Program Spring Events By Dr. Jan Fernheimer

  • By Tamara Ohayon 

    The 2016 Annual Community Campaign has closed. Thank you to all who have supported Federation’s work both locally and abroad this past year. More information about the close of our 2016 campaign will be featured in the March issue of Shalom. 

    Looking ahead, our 2017 Annual Community Campaign will launch with Super Sunday on February 26.  This phonathon tradition is an excellent way to help us get a strong kick-start to our fundraising year a...

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    By Tamara Ohayon 

    The 2016 Annual Community Campaign has closed. Thank you to all who have supported Federation’s work both locally and abroad this past year. More information about the close of our 2016 campaign will be featured in the March issue of Shalom. 

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    By Tamara Ohayon 

    The 2016 Annual Community Campaign has closed. Thank you to all who have supported Federation’s work both locally and abroad this past year. More information...

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    By Tamara Ohayon 

    The 2016 Annual Community Campaign has closed. Thank you to all who have supported Federa...

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    By Tamara Ohayon 

    The 2016 Annual Community Campaign has closed. Th...

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  • By Talia Smolkin 

    Books, literature, and learning, are all a critical part of the Jewish people and our community. PJ Library®, One Book Jewish Lexington, Barnes & Noble, Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass and The Lexington Chapter of Hadassah share this love of reading. We are coming together for an all-day Bookfair at Barnes & Noble.  

    Shoppers can stop by Barnes & Noble in Hamburg any time on Sunday, February 12 to make a purchase of your choosing. Men...

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    By Talia Smolkin 

    Books, literature, and learning, are all a critical part of the Jewish people and our community. PJ Library®, One Book Jewish Lexington, Barnes & Noble, Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass and The Lexington Chapter of Hadassah share this love of reading. We...

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    By Talia Smolkin 

    Books, literature, and learning, are all a critical part of the Jewish people and our community. PJ Library®, One Book Jewish Lexington, Barnes & Noble, Jew...

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    By Talia Smolkin 

    Books, literature, and learning, are all a critical part of the Jewish people and our comm...

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  • By Hanna B. Smith 

    Noah, one of the ancestors of humanity, gets mixed reviews from the rabbis of the Talmud. The Tenakh (Bible) calls Noah “a man righteous in his generation and whole-hearted. Noah walked with God.” Many rabbis take this to mean that Noah was righteous only compared to his compatriots who were so evil that the Almighty lost patience with humanity and brought about the flood that killed all living beings, with the exception of Noah, his immediate fami...

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    By Hanna B. Smith 

    Noah, one of the ancestors of humanity, gets mixed reviews from the rabbis of the Talmud. The Tenakh (Bible) calls Noah “a man righteous in his generation and whole-hearted. Noah walked with God.” Many rabbis take this to mean that Noah was righteous on...

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    By Hanna B. Smith 

    Noah, one of the ancestors of humanity, gets mixed reviews from the rabbis of the Talmud. The Tenakh (Bible) calls Noah “a man righteous in his generation ...

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    By Hanna B. Smith 

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    By Hanna B. Smith 

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  • By Sadie Bograd 

    D’var Torah  

    At the beginning of my “Bat Mitzvah journey,” I was - like the stereotypical angsty teen just finding their way away from anime, video games, and, in my case, Victorian literature, classic rock, and the Hamilton soundtrack - all in favor of wealth redistribution. As I stand before you today, I am, well, still in favor of financial equality, albeit that I have no ability to actually vote and, to be perfectly candid, little i...

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    By Sadie Bograd 

    D’var Torah  

    At the beginning of my “Bat Mitzvah journey,” I was - like the stereotypical angsty teen just finding their way away from anime, video games, and, in my case, Victorian literature, classic rock, and the Hamilton soundtrack - al...

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    By Sadie Bograd 

    D’var Torah  

    At the beginning of my “Bat Mitzvah journey,” I was - like the stereotypical angsty teen just finding their way away from anime, ...

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    By Sadie Bograd 

    D’var Torah  

    At the beginning of my “Bat Mitzvah journey,” I was - like th...

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  • Mark your calendars now for October 2018. That’s when the National GA Mission to Israel: October 17-24, 2018 will actually culminate in Federations’ annual General Assembly (GA) October 22-24—which will take place for the first time ever in Tel Aviv — Israel’s hub for culture and innovation. 

    Join Federation peers from around the country to see, firsthand, our system’s work in Israel. Meet the people whose lives we impact every day. Participate in exclusive brie...

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    Mark your calendars now for October 2018. That’s when the National GA Mission to Israel: October 17-24, 2018 will actually culminate in Federations’ annual General Assembly (GA) October 22-24—which will take place for the first time ever in Tel Aviv — Israel’s hub for culture...

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    Mark your calendars now for October 2018. That’s when the National GA Mission to Israel: October 17-24, 2018 will actually culminate in Federations’ annual General Assembly (GA) Octo...

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    Mark your calendars now for October 2018. That’s when the National GA Mission to Israel: October 17-24, 2018 will ...

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  • Riley Bresnahan, a beloved Camp Shalom staff member, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of State Scholarship! This prestigious award is a testimony to this inspiring staff member’s passion for learning and peacebuilding. 

    Scholarship winning Transylvania student to study in Rwanda 
    Originally Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 

    LEXINGTON, Ky.—Riley Bresnahan, a junior from DeLand, Fla., received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarsh...

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    Riley Bresnahan, a beloved Camp Shalom staff member, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of State Scholarship! This prestigious award is a testimony to this inspiring staff member’s passion for learning and peacebuilding. 

    Scholarship winning Transylvania student to study...

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    Riley Bresnahan, a beloved Camp Shalom staff member, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of State Scholarship! This prestigious award is a testimony to this inspiring staff member’s...

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    Riley Bresnahan, a beloved Camp Shalom staff member, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of State Scholarship! Th...

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  • By Reva Schottenstein 

    One of Kentucky’s greatest treasures are its local wineries. Kentucky has a superb climate for growing wine grapes. You could spend weeks visiting all of the wineries in the Commonwealth. Just outside of Lawrenceburg you will find Rising Son’s Home Farm Winery and Lover’s Leap Winery. With easily accessible locations in the midst of the Bluegrass, visiting these wineries is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. 

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    By Reva Schottenstein 

    One of Kentucky’s greatest treasures are its local wineries. Kentucky has a superb climate for growing wine grapes. You could spend weeks visiting all of the wineries in the Commonwealth. Just outside of Lawrenceburg you will find Rising Son’s Home ...

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    By Reva Schottenstein 

    One of Kentucky’s greatest treasures are its local wineries. Kentucky has a superb climate for growing wine grapes. You could spend weeks visiting all ...

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    By Reva Schottenstein 

    One of Kentucky’s greatest treasures are its local wineries. Kentucky has a super...

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  • CONCUSSION - Sunday, February 5, 2:00 p.m. - UK Chandler Medical Center Pavilion A Auditorium 

    One World Films opens its 2017 film festival series with the showing of CONCUSSION. Brilliant forensic neuropathologist, Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) made the first discovery of CTE, a football related brain trauma in a pro-player, and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s quest put him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful and beloved institutions in th...

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    CONCUSSION - Sunday, February 5, 2:00 p.m. - UK Chandler Medical Center Pavilion A Auditorium 

    One World Films opens its 2017 film festival series with the showing of CONCUSSION. Brilliant forensic neuropathologist, Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) made the first discovery...

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    CONCUSSION - Sunday, February 5, 2:00 p.m. - UK Chandler Medical Center Pavilion A Auditorium 

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THANK YOU  

from PJ Library in the Bluegrass! 

We are so grateful to our generous donors. Thanks to you and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, we’re bringing Jewish books, music and cuddles to more than 140 children, and we’re bringing families and friends closer together. 

This year, we raised almost $10,000. We are thrilled, and look forward to an even stronger show of support in 2017.   

You are creating Jewish sparks in the homes of our families and strengthening our community. Thank you!

MOVIE HONORING A RIGHTEOUS GENTILE FOR YOM HASHOAH 

On April 24 (Yom HaShoah) Michael and Gloria Rie and Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass will sponsor a showing of “Disobedience” at the Kentucky Theater in respectful remembrance of Aristedes de Sousa Mendes, a Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem. In June 1940 this devout Roman Catholic diplomatic consul of neutral Portugal in Bordeaux, France chose to grant 30,000 transit visas to Jews and other “undesireables” to reach Lisbon in direct defiance of his government’s directive prohibiting this action. This act of conscience directly permitted Dr. Rie’s grandparents and their children to come to the United States. Further details of time and voluntary donations will follow. 

Visit www.sousamendesfoundation.org for additional information on the film. 

  • On March 15, Blue Grass Community Foundation is introducing On the Table to Lexington, a community-wide event to discuss not only what makes our city great, but what we can do to make it better. 

    On that day, volunteers throughout Lexington will host small groups of 8 to 12 individuals over a meal or coffee for informal conversation about the issues that impact our quality of life. On the Table is designed to generate new ideas and cultivate relationships and collaboratio...

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    On March 15, Blue Grass Community Foundation is introducing On the Table to Lexington, a community-wide event to discuss not only what makes our city great, but what we can do to make it better. 

    On that day, volunteers throughout Lexington will host small groups of 8 to 12 i...

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    On March 15, Blue Grass Community Foundation is introducing On the Table to Lexington, a community-wide event to discuss not only what makes our city great, but what we can do to make ...

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  • By Dianne Bazell 

    February is Heart Month, and part of my message to you this month is to learn from Hadassah about your heart and how to care for it. 

    If any of us were still under the illusion that heart disease is more of a man’s health issue than a woman’s, the death of Carrie Fisher last December at the age of 60 surely put an end to that. 

    Did you know that a woman is 10 times more likely to die of cardiac illness than she is of breast cancer? He...

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    By Dianne Bazell 

    February is Heart Month, and part of my message to you this month is to learn from Hadassah about your heart and how to care for it. 

    If any of us were still under the illusion that heart disease is more of a man’s health issue than a woman’s, the...

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    By Dianne Bazell 

    February is Heart Month, and part of my message to you this month is to learn from Hadassah about your heart and how to care for it. 

    If any of us were...

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    By Dianne Bazell 

    February is Heart Month, and part of my message to you this month is to learn from Hadass...

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  • By Havurah President, Steve Shedlofsky 

    Each new year brings the hope that our lives and those of our loved ones will be happy, healthy, and productive going forward. Although 2017 is no different, the current political and social upheaval in the US and globally have put a damper on these feelings, at least for many of us. It is hard to ignore the divisiveness, hatred, and fear that we see on the news each day, and we wonder what can be done. As Jews, our collective hi...

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    By Havurah President, Steve Shedlofsky 

    Each new year brings the hope that our lives and those of our loved ones will be happy, healthy, and productive going forward. Although 2017 is no different, the current political and social upheaval in the US and globally have put a...

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    By Havurah President, Steve Shedlofsky 

    Each new year brings the hope that our lives and those of our loved ones will be happy, healthy, and productive going forward. Althou...

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    By Havurah President, Steve Shedlofsky 

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  • By Dr. Jan Fernheimer 
     

    All events are free and open to the public! 

     

    “Decency and Envy: Womanhood and Motherhood in the Israeli National Narrative” 

    Boone Center Presentation, poet Dr. Marcela Sulak, February 6, 7 p.m. 

    Dr. Marcela Sulak will read from and discuss two collections of poetry that explore the role of womanhood and motherhood in the Israeli National Narrative. Her own Decency uses documentary methods to think throu...

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    By Dr. Jan Fernheimer 
     

    All events are free and open to the public! 

     

    “Decency and Envy: Womanhood and Motherhood in the Israeli National Narrative” 

    Boone Center Presentation, poet Dr. Marcela Sulak, February 6, 7 p.m. 

    Dr. Marcela Su...

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    By Dr. Jan Fernheimer 
     

    All events are free and open to the public! 

     

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    By Dr. Jan Fernheimer 
     

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  • By Rabbi Avrohom Litvin

    Chabad of the Bluegrass is one of more than 4,000 branches of the Chabad Lubavitch Movement, the world’s largest international organization involved with Jewish education and outreach programming. Chabad offers numerous options for Jewish learning on every level, including adult education, youth programs and young adult activities. 

    Practical Parsha 

    This weekly series gives you a concrete lesson from the Torah portion. Join us...

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    By Rabbi Avrohom Litvin

    Chabad of the Bluegrass is one of more than 4,000 branches of the Chabad Lubavitch Movement, the world’s largest international organization involved with Jewish education and outreach programming. Chabad offers numerous options for Jewish learning ...

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    By Rabbi Avrohom Litvin

    Chabad of the Bluegrass is one of more than 4,000 branches of the Chabad Lubavitch Movement, the world’s largest international organization involved wi...

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    By Rabbi Avrohom Litvin

    Chabad of the Bluegrass is one of more than 4,000 branches of the Chabad Lubavitch ...

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  • WHO WE ARE 

    Temple Adath Israel is a Reform Jewish congregation - We celebrate Torah, Justice, Tradition, and Faith. Our mission is to inspire Jews and to ensure a vibrant Jewish present and future by nurturing a multi-generational love for our tradition. Our "Community Center" approach to Judaism gives families a host of unique ways in which to love living relevant, soulful, and experiential Jewish lives. Please call the Temple Administrator for more information if you...

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    WHO WE ARE 

    Temple Adath Israel is a Reform Jewish congregation - We celebrate Torah, Justice, Tradition, and Faith. Our mission is to inspire Jews and to ensure a vibrant Jewish present and future by nurturing a multi-generational love for our tradition. Our "Community Cen...

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    WHO WE ARE 

    Temple Adath Israel is a Reform Jewish congregation - We celebrate Torah, Justice, Tradition, and Faith. Our mission is to inspire Jews and to ensure a vibrant Je...

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    WHO WE ARE 

    Temple Adath Israel is a Reform Jewish congregation - We celebrate Torah, Justice, Tradition,...

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  • Welcome 

    Ohavay Zion Synagogue is a warm and welcoming congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. Through the framework of Conservative Judaism, we explore our Jewish identities and form a community. We celebrate our diversity and welcome newcomers. Please join us! 
     

    Kids’ Shabbat 

    Please join us for this month’s Kids’ Shabbat service on Friday, February 17 at 5:30 p.m. 

    Kids’ Shabbat is our monthly Shabbat Service for younger children. We ...

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    Welcome 

    Ohavay Zion Synagogue is a warm and welcoming congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. Through the framework of Conservative Judaism, we explore our Jewish identities and form a community. We celebrate our diversity and welcome newcomers. Please join us! 
     

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    Welcome 

    Ohavay Zion Synagogue is a warm and welcoming congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. Through the framework of Conservative Judaism, we explore our Jewish identities and fo...

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--- AROUND THE COMMUNITY ---

Please note: Information for Around the Community comes to us from a variety of individuals and Jewish institutions. It's a pretty haphazard arrangement; except for b'nai mitzvah, we do not have the resources or staff to collect information or research each item. If you would like to see an event or life passage in your family acknowledged here, please be sure we get the full and correct information as you would like to see it printed. Send notices to shalom@jewishlexington.org. Remember, we welcome photos too!


ATTENTION PROUD GRAND-PARENTS, PARENTS, & STUDENTS

We want to publish any original writing produced by our community's elementary- and high-school-age children. If you're proud of something written by one of our kids, either fiction or non-fiction, please email it to shalom@jewishlexington.org.


B’NAI MITZVAH ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Want to see your upcoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Shalom?  Please email Barbara Goldman (shalom@jewishlexington.org) the following information: student’s name, when and where the event is being held, mitzvah project, names of parents and grandparents, and a photo.

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Send us your special contributions with a note specifying its intent. Also, let us know if you would like your contribution published in this box in Shalom. You may also make your special contribution online here.

 

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Thank you to our generous donors!

Mazel Tov: 

Westley Smith, on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.

Karen Shedlofsky, for winning the Havurah dreidel champion competition.

Scooter Stein, the 2016 Captain Jackye Taylor Humanitarian Award Recipient.

Jon Solomon, Patrick Hallahan, and chef Bobby Benjamin on their restaurant Butchertown Grocery making the top ten list of new restaurants in the United States.

Will Crane and Beth Bronner on the birth of their daughter, Betty.

 

Condolences to: 

Darlene and Tim Grossman and their son Thomas, on the passing of Darlene’s step-father Ignatius (Nash) Arellano.

Sheila Menkus on the passing of her husband, Ed.

Robin and Steve Gall, on the passing of Robin’s mother, Susan Adams.

Stephanie Barrett, on the passing of her grandmother, Ruth.

Tim and Susie Magill, and family, on the passing of Tim’s father, Harry.

The family of Carl Meyers.

The family of Franklyn Donald Cerel. Franklyn was the brother of Jerry (Janet) Cerel, uncle of Sylvia Cerel Suhl (Jerry Suhl) and Julie Cerel (Ron Phillippi), and grand-uncle of Sarah and Adam Suhl and Lucy Phillippi.

Minna Katz Brown and family on the passing of her husband, Trevor Brown. Trevor was the step father of Doug (Linda) Katz and step-grandfather of Noah, Gabe and Rosie Katz.

Abe and Marian Rabiner, on the passing of Abe’s brother Benjamin.

The family of Bernie Rosenthal.

Rita Goldman and children Barbara and David, on the passing of mother and grandmother, Louise Osborne.

The Family of Sylvia Green.

The Family of Evelyn Dantzic Geller, past JFB President.

The Family of Shirley Rosenberg.

Shalom News

 

SHALOM EDITORIAL BOARD

Barbara Goldman, Editor-in-Chief

Hanna Smith, Chairperson

Susan Cobin

Betty Nigoff

 

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Dianne Bazell

​Evalyn Block

Sadie Bograd

​Dr. Jan Fernheimer

Mimi Kaufman

Rabbi Avrohom Litvin

​Rabbi Shlomo Litvin

​Tamara Ohayon

Sarah Viva Press

Reva Schottenstein

​Steve Shedlofsky

Hanna B. Smith

Talia Smolkin

SHALOM is published 10 times per year.

FEBRUARY 2017, VOLUME XVI, ISSUE 1

 

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