Tennessee Governor and First Lady Visit Rambam Health Care in Haifa

Gov. Bill Haslam (R-Tenn.), right, with Zvi Peleg, director general of Friends of Israel Sci-Tech Schools.

A delegation of leading government, business, health care and Jewish community leaders from Tennessee, including Gov. Bill Haslam and his wife Crissy, visited the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa to see the latest innovations in health care and discuss collaboration between the state and the hospital. The Rambam Health Care Campus is Northern Israel’s… Read More

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A resident takes Sunday tea in the social services office at Levindale in this 1980 photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/

Chinese Conglomerate Paying $76.5M for Ahava

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China’s largest privately owned conglomerate will pay nearly $76.5 million to become the majority shareholder of the Israeli Ahava cosmetics company. The number of shares that Fosun International will buy has yet to be determined, but the company signed an agreement to become the majority owner, Globes reported. Ahava, which makes skin care products from… Read More

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Skip Barthold teaches guitar at the JCC in this 1977 photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org.  To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit  jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/

Succos Inspired: Discovering Depth, Joy & Meaning By Rabbi Moshe Gersht Mosaica Press, 227pages

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Sukkot, coming just days after Yom Kippur and needing much preparation for the holiday, is about much more than the sukkah itself, and Rabbi Moshe Gersht’s new book helps readers navigate these deeper spiritual aspects of the holiday. “The sukkah is like a new pair of lenses through which we gain a fresh perspective of… Read More