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  1. hanukkah | Artists' spin on holiday topsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Bay Area artists were invited to submit entries for "Dreidels and Spin Tops," a juried art exhibit that is showcased throughout the JCC campus in Palo Alto. The exhibit also includes dreidels and spin tops from the private collection of Dr. Ron and Linda Rossen of Saratoga.

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  2. j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Jewish News Weekly

    CD release concert. Cantor Jennie Chabon celebrates the release of "Roots and Branches," her album of Jewish music.

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  3. Talking with ... One of the nation's leading disability rights activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Name: David Mark Age: 41 City: Redwood Shores Position: Political journalist J.: You were senior editor at Politico for six years and before that editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. How did you first become interested in politics? David Mark: When I was growing up, there was always active political talk around the dinner table.

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  4. hanukkah food & gifts | Local author puts Jewish spin on beloved songRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Jewish News Weekly

    It's a busy time for Caryn Yacowitz. With Hanukkah fast approaching and on the heels of her newly published romp for kids, "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel," the author has been booked up.

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  5. booksRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Story time with Caryn Yacowitz. The children's author presents her new holiday book "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel."

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  6. For three generations of Saxes, giving is a family enterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    When Dorothy Saxe was a child in Michigan City, Indiana, her parents kept a blue pushke on the top of the basement stairs, and they regularly fed it with donations. During the Depression, those coins were sorely needed.

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  7. b'nai mitzvahRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Zachary Nathan de Haaff Son of Michelle and Brian de Haaff, Saturday, Nov. 22 at Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City. Benjamin Stark-Elster Son of Wendy Stark-Elster and Steve Elster, Saturday, Nov. 22 at Congregation B'nai Tikvah in Walnut Creek.

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  8. talks & workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Radical, mystical Judaism. Rabbi Arthur Green , a scholar of mysticism and Hassidism and founding rector of the rabbinical school at Hebrew College, is scholar-in-residence at Congregation Emanu-El, where he will give a series of talks on "Radical Judaism," "Mysticism and the Post-Modern Jew" and "Rediscovering the Hassidic Masters."

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  9. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has announced its winter lineup of training sessions for new tutors. Volunteer reading tutors are asked to work one hour a week with a disadvantaged student in public school.

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  10. artRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Pop-Up Exhibition at the Magnes: Jonathan Sheehan." The U.C. Berkeley professor of early modern European history will talk about a 1595 map of the Promised Land by cartographer Abraham Ortelius.

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  11. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "The Man Who Put the Rainbow in 'The Wizard of Oz.' " In honor of the film's 75th anniversary, theater educator Bonnie Weiss will talk about the life and work of Jewish lyricist Yip Harburg, whose catalog includes "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."

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  12. Sharsheret selling Thanksgiving pies for a good causeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Sharsheret, a New Yorkbased Jewish agency that raises money for ovarian cancer awareness and support, is holding its sixth annual Pies for Prevention Thanksgiving Bake Sale. The deadline to order is Nov. 21 and pickups are Nov. 26. Sharsheret was started by sisters Sharon Wieder and Adeena Sussman, who grew up in the Bay Area.

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  13. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has announced its winter lineup of training sessions for new tutors. Volunteer reading tutors are asked to work one hour a week with a disadvantaged student in public school.

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  14. Israeli opera singer savors role as JCC culture impresarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Sitting in a small office in the Oshman Family JCC, Ronit Widmann-Levy is singing Gershwin in operatic soprano: "It ain't necessarily so/The things that you're liable/To read in the Bible/It ain't necessarily so." Suddenly, she switches to Hebrew: "Baruch atah Adonai, elohaynu melech haolam, asher bachar banu mikol haamim, v'natan lanu et torato, baruch ata Adonai notayn hatorah."

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  15. b'nai mitzvahRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Brandon Dompier-Norrbom Son of Marcie Dompier and Aaron Norrbom, Saturday, Nov. 1 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo. Benjamin Rubin Son of Janine Wulfsohn and Lee Rubin, Saturday, Nov. 1 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

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  16. on stageRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "You're Funny, But You Don't Look Jewish." Four comedians from nontraditional Jewish backgrounds perform.

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  17. charitable giving | Participant, mom, philanthropist reflects on influence of NFTYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    It was a scorching, humid summer night in 1978 at NFTY Kutz Camp in Warwick, N.Y. Even Debbie Friedman's guitar strings were soaked in beads of moisture. Nonetheless, everyone in camp swayed and rocked to the sounds of her magical guitar in the heavy night air.

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  18. film, tv & radioRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival. "A Place In Heaven," 7 p.m. Oct. 26 : "Igor and the Cranes' Journey," 3 p.m.; "Run Boy Run," 5 p.m.; "It Happened in St. Tropez," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27: "Arabani," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28: "Hunting Elephants," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29: "Life Sentence," 7:30 p.m. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

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  19. Palo Alto JCC raising money for breast cancer awarenessRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto has pledged to donate to Sharsheret during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Founded in 2011, Sharsheret is a New Jerseybased breast cancer support organization sensitive to the cultural needs of young Jewish women and their families.

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  20. film, tv & radioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Simply Rita. The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival is off to a superstar start in its 23rd year, with opening-night special guest Rita Jahan Foruz, the Iranian-born Israeli singer and actress with legions of fans in Israel as well as Iran.

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