Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774
Reflections
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David Carel | JE Feature
"Sbusiso -- you look like a Sbusiso," my host mother uttered in Zulu as she dropped yet another dollop of puthu and gravy onto my plate, a derivative of maize meal and a local favorite. "Definitely a Sbusiso." No longer "David" nor my Hebrew name "Moshe," I was to become "Sbusiso" -- a name meaning "blessing" in Zulu -- for...
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Jersey Rabbi Leads National Running Charity
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While other Jews are wrapping their tefillin, Rabbi Benjamin David is lacing his sneakers. Six days a week, the co-founder of the now national Running Rabbis group runs the roads of South Jersey for at least 45 minutes, often longer.
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Main Line moms Shelley Marine and Karen Cooke, longtime friends and fellow Hadassah fundraisers, made a habit of helping friends whenever death claimed a loved one -- a task that unfortunately became more common as they grew older. It wasn't until Marine lost her first parent eight years ago that she realized just how painful planning a shiva could be...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Rebecca Lipstein would have loved to have slept in, but on this particular Sunday morning that wasn't an option. Even though the 13-year-old had been up until 2 a.m. tooling around on Facebook, she was up early the next day for a regular family outing. One Sunday a month, the Lipsteins -- Rebecca, her brother Zach, 10, and parents Francine...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Though 4-year-old Ben Sinrod was not much larger than the cardboard box he awkwardly clutched to his chest, he carried it, with wobbly legs, across the warehouse with a wide smile on his face. First, someone had placed a glass jar of gefilte fish in his box, then someone else dropped in beet borscht, grape juice, and, by the time...
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