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  1. Friendship Circle walkathon set for May 31Read the original story

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    The fourth annual Friendship Circle walkathon fundraiser will be held Sunday, May 31 at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto. The 3K walk, along with a 2K family walk and a 5K run, will be followed by a rock concert with the Sol Tevel band, activities for families and a kosher barbecue lunch.

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  2. Three local teens win prestigious Israel fellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    Three Bay Area teens are among 26 winners of this year's Bronfman Youth Fellowship. Lily Dodd of Palo Alto, Matan Grinberg of Mountain View and Louis Teitelbaum of Piedmont will join their peers from across the United States and Canada in a five-week summer program studying and traveling in Israel, where they will meet with prominent Israeli cultural and political figures, as well as study with Israeli teens.

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  3. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Shabbat Shiur: What's Changed in the Middle East?" Lecture by Ann Saab, University of North Carolina history professor emerita. At Congregation Kol Emeth, 4175 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto.

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  4. When science and religion collideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Jewish News Weekly

    As lead panelist at Moment magazine's first "Judaism and Science" symposium last month in Palo Alto, the former chief rabbi of Britain framed the discussion with a story about the childhood of Nobel Prizewinning Jewish physicist Isidor Isaac Rabi. While most parents would ask their children, "What did you learn in school today?" Sacks said Rabi's mother asked her son, "Izzy, did you ask a good question in school?" Sacks was on a panel with four other esteemed scholars, with moderator Michael Krasny of KQED Radio asking the "good questions."

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  5. Talking with a The creator of a weighty app for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Joanna Strober: My 11-year-old son had a weight problem; his BMI [body mass index] was high, and I learned from going to the doctor that there were no solutions that were particularly easy [and] would be effective. There were in-person programs at the hospitals that my son wasn't interested in going to, and they were very expensive and [a parent] had to leave work in order to go to them.

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  6. Bay Area's second largest congregation, Beth Am, marks 60th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Karen Kronick doesn't need to go far to stroll down memory lane. Just standing in the foyer of Congregation Beth Am, she points to a photo of herself at age 6 posing with the Los Altos Hills synagogue's first kindergarten class in 1955.

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  7. film, tv & radioRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Jerusalem." IMAX tour through the city's 5,000-year history. At Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 S. Market St., San Jose.

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  8. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Israel Ride information session. Preview of five-day Hazon/Arava Institute fundraising cycling trip from Jerusalem to Eilat, with testimonies from alumni.

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  9. holidays & spiritualRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Jewish News Weekly

    S'mores Shabbat. Musical youth-led service followed by a community Shabbat dinner and s'mores.

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  10. Rock musician celebrates beautiful chaos of Jewish musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Jewish News Weekly

    When he was a young boy, Jeremiah Lockwood definitely made an impression on his third-grade teacher at P.S. 87 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. "One day I had classical music playing when the kids came in the room," the teacher, Diane Wirtschafter of Berkeley, still remembers.

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

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  12. israel independence day | Remembering the fallen: Yom HaZikaron in the Bay AreaRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  13. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  14. Celebrating Israeli independence around the BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  15. Berkeley author bids adieu to alter-ego AmeliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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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  16. San Mateo man escaped from Auschwitz; his story is on filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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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  17. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Judaism and science symposium. Exploring the convergence of Jewish and scientific thought.

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  18. holidays & spiritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

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

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

    Apr 9, 2015 | J

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

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

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

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