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Wednesday Aug 13 | The Jewish Journal

Mark Kligman fills new Mickey Katz chair at UCLA

Mickey Katz is a name not well known to most young Americans, or even young American Jews, but his influence on popular culture has been significant.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Santa Monica, CA, Northridge, CA, Cal State Northridge, Pacific-Palisades, CA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Red Bank Green

Reform Temple Welcomes New Rabbi

Pictured left to right are Monmouth Reform Temple's new Rabbi Marc Kline with his wife Lori Bernard and the MRT President Jay Wiesenfeld of Lincroft.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lexington, KY, Lexington Theological Seminary

Mon Aug 04, 2014

MLive.com

Temple B'nai Israel's installation of tull-time rabbi in 40 ...

Matthew Zerwekh was a political science and comparative religion major at Western Michigan University, when he started teaching Sunday school at Temple B'nai Israel in Kalamazoo.

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Related Topix: Western Michigan University, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

Jewish education agency welcomes Rabbi Scott Aaron

Rabbi Doctor Scott Aaron will become Executive Director of the Community Foundation for Jewish Education beginning in September, the Jewish United Fund has announced.

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Related Topix: Loyola University Chicago, University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

High-flying, yet down-to-earth

He has studied biomedical engineering and piloted a glider over the Rockies, but the experience that has guided Rabbi Aaron Panken's career the most, he says, was running Jewish youth groups.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Johns Hopkins University, New York University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Religion News Service

COMMENTARY: Obscure no more, world's first woman rabbi receives recognition

The once obscure life and career of Regina Jonas , the world's first woman rabbi, was honored on Thursday at an international gathering of rabbis and lay people at Terezin, the Nazi concentration camp that is better known by its German name , located near Prague in the Czech Republic.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, RNS, Czech Republic, Europe, World News, Religion, Judaism, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Forward

Troubling Signs for Israel in New Poll of Americans

Despite overall strong backing from Americans for Israel's war in Gaza, a new poll includes troubling signs for supporters of the Jewish state.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, US News

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