Sunday, April 19, 2015 Nisan 30, 5775
Top Stories
Efforts to return artwork stolen by Nazis during the Holocaust to their rightful honors has proven to be hard work.
Rabbi Mira Wasserman urges the Jewish community to make parenting a more viable and affordable choice to help address the low birthrate, and Rabbi Eric Yanoff agrees something must be done to prevent us from being the "ever-dying people."
Two months after the student government at UCLA raised concerns over the Jewish background of Rachel Beyda, a similar incident has emerged at Stanford University when candidate Molly Horwitz’s Jewish background was called into question by the Students of Color Coalition.
Fredda Sacharow
A Catholic step-grandmother and the Jewish triplets she adopted are the protagonists of a story that transcends faith, generations and community.

The Calendar

Sun. Apr 19
Musical Rosh Hodesh at Temple BZBI
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Sun. Apr 19
Germantown Jewish Centre
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Sun. Apr 19
10:00 AM-7:30 PM



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