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  1. Celebrating Israeli independence around the BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    With activities throughout the region, the Bay Area celebrates Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel's Independence Day, with music, dance, art, films and speakers. Most of the events take place on Yom HaAtzmaut, which this year falls on Thursday, April 23. "Israel in Color," a celebration of the Jewish state's 67th birthday at Palo Alto's Oshman Family JCC, will recreate Israel's cities and neighborhoods.

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  2. israel independence day | Remembering the fallen: Yom HaZikaron in the Bay AreaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    At sundown on Tuesday, April 21, Israel will come to a standstill when sirens blare, announcing the beginning of Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Memorial Day. No matter what they're doing or where they are, people will stop for a minute of silence, to pay their respects to those who have lost their lives defending the Jewish state or to terrorism.

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  3. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "After the Israeli Elections: America, Israel and the Democratic Future." Kabbalat Shabbat services, dinner and discussion about the recent Israeli elections with Haaretz columnist Peter Beinart in conversation with New Israel Fund CEO Daniel Sokatch.

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  4. Celebrating Israeli independence around the BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    With activities throughout the region, the Bay Area celebrates Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel's Independence Day, with music, dance, art, films and speakers. Most of the events take place on Yom HaAtzmaut, which this year falls on Thursday, April 23. "Israel in Color," a celebration of the Jewish state's 67th birthday at Palo Alto's Oshman Family JCC, will recreate Israel's cities and neighborhoods.

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  5. Berkeley author bids adieu to alter-ego AmeliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    After 20 years, Berkeley children's book author Marissa Moss is saying goodbye to Amelia, the protagonist who has inspired 30 of her books. The adolescent girl based on Moss herself as a child has grown up from the fifth-grader first introduced in "Amelia's Notebook."

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  6. San Mateo man escaped from Auschwitz; his story is on filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The 92-year-old San Mateo resident has led an extraordinary life. He and his best friend and fellow escapee, the late Max Drimmer, told their story in the 2001 documentary "Escape from Auschwitz: Portrait of a Friendship."

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  7. holidays & spiritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Mimouna Late Shabbat. Young adult late Shabbat service and Moroccan-inspired oneg.

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  8. the column | Let the world slip, we shall ne'er be youngerRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Psalms teach us to number our days. Well, that number is getting really high.

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  9. Passover is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Chabad of Sunnyvale Rabbi Yisroel Hecht at the Model Matzah Factory at the Oshman Family JCC's family Passover day on March 29 in Palo Alto The 19th annual San Francisco Multicultural Passover Freedom Seder on March 31 at the JCC of San Francisco photo/william pruyn-courtesy jccsf

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  10. Handmade shmurah matzah is making the roundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Handmade shmurah matzah is all the rage, and by the time you read this, Costco and Whole Foods and even some of the smaller markets that carry it probably will be completely out. "Costco in Novato has carried shmurah matzah the past two years - 110 pounds of it - and they sold out early both years," said Chabad of Novato's Rabbi Menachem Landa.

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  11. Study more, be a better person - the way of MussarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jews aren't known for being quiet. But at a recent evening discussion at Congregation Sha'ar Zahav in San Francisco, a small group of people shared their successes in keeping their thoughts to themselves.

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  12. Building the Nile for Passover in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    But the Oshman Family JCC's upcoming Passover gathering in Palo Alto will include something one usually doesn't see - a 35-foot "replica" of the Nile River, the one baby Moses floated down in a basket. At the Los Altos History Museum, a more elaborate Riveropolis project than what will be at the Oshman Family JCC photo/mark johann-courtesy riveropolis The waterway's construction is being supervised by Riveropolis, a 15-year-old San Franciscobased company owned and run by Gregory Gavin.

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  13. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Yoga for Passover." Julie Emden leads Jewish-themed Iyengar-based yoga practice.

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  14. benefits & social eventsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Nirkoda. Monthly Israeli open-dancing party with requests, with DJ Aaron Alpert.

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  15. holidays & spiritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Let freedom ring. Before the first seder, there's the Freedom Seder. The annual interfaith gathering on the Peninsula is a collaboration of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Spark Church, Congregation Etz Chayim and the First Congregational church of Palo Alto.

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  16. holidays & spiritualRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Shir Hashirim: Song of Songs Minyan. Members of Diwan Saz perform ancient music as part of egalitarian Jewish Kabbalat Shabbat service.

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

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "The Art Dealer ." A Jewish journalist tries to recover paintings stolen from her family during World War II.

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  18. b'nai mitzvahRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jeremy Banks Son of Julie Rome-Banks and Curtis Banks, Saturday, March 7 at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto. Simon Danitz Son of Patricia Hayes-Danitz and Brian Danitz, Saturday, March 7 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

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  19. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    On May 23, 1929 a wonderful woman was born, Seena Ruby Praag, to Rachel and Morris. Born in London, Seena grew to love the medical field, global travel, philanthropy and hot dogs on toasted buns.

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  20. benefits & social eventsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "FIDF: Stories of Inspiration." Tribute to wounded Israeli soldiers with Noam Gershony, former Apache helicopter pilot in Israel's air force and Paralympics gold medalist.

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