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Dr. Ira A. Priluck

12.13.13 Issue  Dr. Ira A. Priluck passed away on Nov. 14. He was preceded in death by Rae and Harry Priluck and brother Howard Priluck. He is survived by wife Sheila Priluck; and children Joshua, Noah, Jacob and Shira, Rebekah and Aaron Priluck; and granddaughter,...

Reba Magid Kuklin

12.13.13 Issue Reba Magid Kuklin passed away on Nov. 22 at age 99. She was preceded in death by husband Harry Kuklin, and grandson, Teddy Horwich. Survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Bailey (Chip) and Susan Kuklin of New York City, Victor and Sue Kuklin of Buena...

Parsha Vayigash

Israel and the Diaspora by Rabbi M. Kripke   If we were to look for some historical source of information on the relations between the land of Israel and the Jews of the Diaspora, we would not generally look at the Bible. Yet there is something of primary...

Schrager family honors staff

12.6.13 Issue by Ozzie Nogg On Nov. 18, during a special tea time at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home, employees Bert Benson, Holly Hamilton and Christina Rios were recognized for their exemplary professionalism, teamwork and attitude on the job. The award, sponsored by...

Lee White considered himself a lucky man

12.6.13 Issue by Ozzie Nogg In his 2008 memoir, Government for the People, the late Lee White includes this anecdote: “Perhaps a defining incident took place while my mother was pregnant with me. According to the legend, she was playing poker with the girls one Sunday...

Mainstreeters in December

12.6.13 Issue by Ozzie Nogg December’s Mainstreeters calendar features a delightful movie and music with the Concertmaster. Be sure to enjoy these two programs. Join us at the Movies on Friday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. in the JCC Theater for Parental Guidance, starring Billy...

Judaism as a component of Moroccan identity

12.6.13 Issue by Dr. Moshe Gershovich As we were about to exit the Jewish Museum, we stopped in front of a plaque in Arabic and French, containing the preamble to the newly revised Moroccan Constitution of 2011, which reads as follows: “A sovereign Muslim State,...

Epstein/Solls

12.6.13 Issue Marissa Dayle Epstein and Robert Michael Solls were married on June 2 at 5 p.m., at Beth El. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Paul Drazen of New York, Rabbi Steven Abraham, and Rabbi Stephan Weinberg of Dallas. The bride is the daughter...