October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Columns

Excitement is building for the coming year of SJR-BBYO

BBYO BLOCK

Over Presidents’ Day Weekend 2017, more than 4,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from across the world will come together in Dallas for BBYO International Convention (IC) 2017. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Unique dishes for a tasty Sukkot celebration

COOKING

Chag Ha-Sukkot, The Festival of Tabernacles, is referred to as Yom Simchateinu—The Days of Joy. We leave our homes and dwell in our sukkot (booths) for eight days. More...

Jam-packed Arts, Books & Culture Festival a highlight for book lovers

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

A very special time of year for our community is fast approaching. We’re referring, of course, to the 27th Annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture at the JCC. This year, the Festival opens on Sunday, Nov. 13. More...

The High Holidays are the perfect time to reflect on your finances

MONEY MATTERS

While pausing during the High Holidays to reflect on the past year and look ahead to the next, it’s a prime time to consider your estate plans and finances, as the secular calendar year-end also approaches. More...

Our community is stronger because of Vicki Zell’s leadership

FEDERATION 411

It’s hard to believe that time flies so quickly. It has been two years since Vicki Zell became the president of the Jewish Federation. More...

NFTY-PAR helps teens build connections to Judaism and each other

TEEN SCENE

This year, I am honored to be serving as the NFTY-PAR president. More...

Domestic violence can happen to anyone at any time without warning

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

“Please know that you have given me the stepping stone and helping hand I had just about given up on, but needed, in order to get away from a lifetime of insanity and abuse. More...

Finding love at any age is a truly mystical experience

SALLY’S WORLD

A friend of mine who is not given to verbal excesses cut to the chase on the subject of second marriages: “When you’re young, you look at your mate as someone to have babies with. More...