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by Beth Cohen, Executive Director, the Center for Jewish Life The Op-Ed pages of not only Jewish newspapers but the likes of the New York Times and the Washington Post have been abuzz discussing the results of the Pew Research Center’s survey, A Portrait of Jewish...

Mainstreeters Mystery Trip

by Ozzie Nogg On the morning of Oct. 16, an intrepid band of twenty-five participants hopped on a bus at the JCC and set out on the Annual Mainstreeters Mystery Trip. “Before we arrived at our first destination, there was lots of guessing as to where we were going,”...

Caleb Horner

11.1.13 Issue Caleb Horner, son of Angela and Paul Horner, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Temple Israel. Caleb is a seventh-grade student at McMillian Magnet School. His interests include baseball, animals, ping pong and hanging out with friends....

June Goodbinder

 11.1.13 Issue June Goodbinder passed away on Oct. 25 at age 86. Services were held Oct. 27 at Golden Hill Cemetery. She was preceded in death by husband, Harry Goodbinder, parents, Katie and Louis London, sisters and brothers, Edith, Adalynn, Marcia, Esther, Eugene,...

Phil Schrager's Garden

by David Golbitz Temple Israel Staff Writer Timed to coincide with Temple Israel’s dedication weekend, the sculptures for the Philip G. Schrager Memorial Garden were installed in the week leading up to the celebration. The Garden, designed to be a warm, introspective...

Friedel Annual Campaign

10.25.13 Issue by Claudia Sherman, Friedel Jewish Academy Eleven years ago, enrollment at Friedel Jewish Academy was 18 students. Today, there are 49 eager kindergarten through sixth graders studying everything from history, math, and reading as well as participating...