Mishmash

September 29, 2014

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches plans to become the first of 24 national Jewish women’s funds affiliated with a local federation to establish itself as an autonomous organization. “Twelve years ago, an insightful and committed group of forward-thinking Jewish women came together to implement a new philanthropic model for affecting social CONTINUE »

September 29, 2014

David Friedman: I am going to be less judgmental and more accepting of the community at large. I want to be a better Jew. Francis Reitberger: I want to keep in touch with my family from Israel and abroad. Even though they are far away, I want to keep those relationships close to my heart. Kimberly Jacobs: I CONTINUE »

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September 11, 2014

Hen Huberman: I love it when the leaves change. Tal Huberman: I don’t like the Fall. I prefer the Spring. Wendy Klausner: I am most excited about the Walk for Autism in October. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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BY Joshua Runyan
September 11, 2014

By Lesléa Newman Abrams Books for Young Readers, 48 pages A holiday-specific children’s book is always a good bet for those looking to soothe a tired toddler in the days before Rosh Hashanah, but in writing “Here is the World,” author Lesléa Newman is taking a different approach to Jewish bedtime reading. By focusing on CONTINUE »

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BY JTA
September 11, 2014

JERUSALEM — All women of Ashkenazi descent should be screened from age 30 for the BRCA gene mutation that causes breast cancer, an Israeli study recommends. The study, by a research team headed by Ephrat Levy-Lahad of Shaare Zedek Medical Center, was published last Friday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences CONTINUE »