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  1. b'nai mitzvahRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  2. talks & workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  3. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  4. artRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  5. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  6. Sharsheret selling Thanksgiving pies for a good causeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  7. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  8. Israeli opera singer savors role as JCC culture impresarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | 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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  9. b'nai mitzvahRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | 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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  10. on stageRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Jewish News Weekly

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

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. benefits & social eventsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club. Six-mile hike in Garin/Dry Creek Regional Park, 1320 Garin Ave., Hayward.

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  16. Silicon Valley festival promises - broad flavor' of filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Organizers of the 23rd annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival booked more than just the 24 dramas, comedies and documentaries that comprise this year's lineup. They also booked two A-list celebrities, who will appear live on the festival stage.

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  17. spotlight on education | Engage your kids at the Oshman Family JCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Whether you are searching for a full day of child care and fun or just a few hours after school dedicated to your child's specific interests, the OFJCC has it all. Learn more at http://www.paloaltojcc.org/youth .

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  18. Jewish films at Bay Area U.N. film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The United Nations Association Film Festival returns to the Bay Area on Thursday, Oct. 16 with 70 documentaries from throughout the world - including a few from Israel and U.S. films that focus on Jews or Jewish life. The 17th annual festival, which began at Stanford and now screens films in the Palo Alto area and in San Francisco, will have 30 sessions, with each one featuring a few films.

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  19. Silicon Valley festival promises 'broad flavor' of filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | J

    Organizers of the 23rd annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival booked more than just the 24 dramas, comedies and documentaries that comprise this year's lineup. They also booked two A-list celebrities, who will appear live on the festival stage.

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  20. seniors | 2nd bar mitzvah puts 83-year-old back in touch with GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    When 12-year-old Norm Simmons was getting ready to ascend the bimah for his bar mitzvah at London's Brixton Synagogue, the day didn't feel very festive. It was June 1944.

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