2010-06-30

Children enjoy Blumenfeld Day



Canine visitor boosts residents



JCC slates Israel trip for seniors



The Katz JCC invites all active seniors to embark on a journey of a lifetime. The Israel Mitzvah Experience Trip, being held Feb. 13-17, 2011 is a specially designed trip to Israel that will satisfy the needs and interests of older adults. Destinations on this unique Israel trip include Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Galilee, the Dead Sea and Eilat. Included in […]

Candlelighting



Oy, Oil! Lessons to learn from the BP disaster



On a day not long ago, in the Gulf of Mexico, there was a pipe. He, along with many other pipes, was a slave to the company British Petroleum. The pipes were being used to harness oil for the company. “I should work hard to harness oil from the ocean floor so that humans can use it to destroy this […]

Moving toward a broader Israel-Diaspora relationship



JERUSALEM—“Every Jew, no matter how insignificant, is engaged in some decisive and immediate pursuit of a goal,” the German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote nearly 200 years ago. Throughout history, Jews have numbered disproportionately among Nobel Prize laureates, acclaimed scientists, philosophers, economists and in many other important fields. These achievements are made all the more remarkable considering the persecution […]

Tungle can help when scheduling meetings

COMPUSCHMOOZE

One of the most frustrating things that most people have to do is schedule meetings with teams or committees of other people. Even if everyone in the group has email, you might spend several days wading through rounds of email responses to find a date and time when everyone in the group is available. If you only schedule meetings with […]

What manly men are reading as they relax beside the pool

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Freud famously asked, “What do women want?” This month, we gathered to consider, “What do men want?” What sort of novel appeals to men? What do men want to read on vacation, or on a lazy summer afternoon? JUDY: Actually, we really should keep in mind that many books of interest to men are equally appealing to women. But the […]

Taking time to marvel at the incredible journey to womanhood

SALLY’S WORLD

The first shock was the gray in Andrea’s hair. Just a few strands, to be sure, but there they were. And the last time I’d seen Andrea, she was a college senior, all of 21 years old—and totally brunette. Mimi seemed taller, although she swore she wasn’t. Ruthie was clearly more confident, surer and stronger. And sexy, complicated Jennifer was […]

Calendar



THURSDAY, JULY 1 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON New backpacks and school supplies are being collected throughout the summer for Operation Backpack to benefit local children in need. Call 829-0658. FRIDAY, JULY 2 ADATH EMANU-EL Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Family BBQ at 6 p.m. No charge. RSVP to 608-1200. TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Star Spangled Shabbat at 8 p.m. Call 829-0658. […]