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  1. seniors | Score one for Palo Alto man's drive to get banister installed at StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Palo Alto resident regularly volunteers at nearby Juana Briones Elementary School, reading with children there. He goes to an aerobics class three times a week and does line dancing twice a week.

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  2. Onstage, stories illuminate differences between sexesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    Getting to the bottom of that mystifying question is the intent behind "He Said She Said," an upcoming show at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto. Produced by Jewish Women's Theatre, the intimate production features performers reading personal stories about family and relationships that offer both male and female points of view.

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  3. on stageRead the original story

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Fiddler on the Roof." Opening performance by Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Co.

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  4. benefits & social eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    Colbie Caillat. The Grammy-winning pop artist performs at a benefit for Oshman Family JCC.

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  5. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "With Heart in Mind: Judaism as a Transformative Pathway." The tradition of Mussar, the practice of contemplative exercises to promote enlightenment, discussed by Mussar Institute dean Alan Morinis.

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  6. benefits & social eventsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "HUBad SoMa Shul." Chabad of S.F. happy hour followed by Shabbat services and dinner.

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  7. A 16-year-old Kehillah student is the founder of 3 companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Yanir Nulman participates in activities that one would expect for a 16-year-old: He plays guitar, piano and tennis, loves physics and computer science, and is extremely involved with BBYO. "I really like to think of things in different ways that spur ideas for myself - and I pursue them," said Nulman, who probably has the most impressive LinkedIn page of any of his classmates at Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto.

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  8. camps & education | Are kids under too much pressure to succeed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The hot-button topic drew a crowd of over 300 to the Oshman Family JCC on Jan. 8 for a talk titled "Performance vs. Learning: The Costs of Overemphasizing Achievement." Alfie Kohn, a nationally known speaker and advocate for education reform, addressed the pervasive culture of prizing academic achievement - measured by high test scores and top grades - over love of learning and a commitment to contributing to the greater good.

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

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Jewish News Weekly

    'Winterfest' at the Roxie. The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is offering film lovers a daylong winter extravaganza of Jewish cinema at the Roxie Theater.

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  10. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Susan RoAne: The Mingling Maven." Author of "How to Work a Room" leads interactive workshop on socializing and networking.

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  11. Local writers win Jewish Book AwardsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | J

    Stuart Rojstaczer of Palo Alto has won the National Jewish Book Award for outstanding debut fiction for his novel "The Mathematician's Shiva." Stanford University's Steven Zipperstein shared honors with fellow editor Anita Shapira and editorial director Ileene Smith for Yale University Press's Jewish Lives series, named Jewish Book of the Year.

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  12. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has three more training sessions for new tutors this month. Volunteer reading tutors are asked to work just one hour a week, helping a disadvantaged student in a local public school learn to read.

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  13. booksRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Michael Lavigne at Literary Shabbat. Author discusses his books "The Wanting" and "Not Me" and the themes of loss, anger and love found in his work.

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  14. holidays & spiritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Shabbat dinner to fight human trafficking. Guest speakers are Jeff Rosen, Santa Clara County district attorney, and Benita Hopkins, education director for Love Never Fails.

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  15. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jane Blumberg Goldberg, age 91, died peacefully at her home in San Mateo on Dec. 23, 2014. Originally from the Midwest, she resided in the Bay Area for almost 60 years.

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  16. artRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "reCOVER." Opening of exhibition of works of Sasha Mosalov, combining the art of bookmaking with Jewish imagery and symbolism.

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    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Life of the Spirit: The Chalcolithic Culture 6,500 Years Ago in the Levant." Presentation on spiritual life in the Chalcolithic period by Osnat Misch-Brandl, the curator of Chalcolithic and Canaanite Periods at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

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

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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  19. j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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  20. Talking with ... One of the nation's leading disability rights activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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