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  1. Bay Area unites against hate at rousing synagogue eventsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Hours after two Bay Area rallies by extremist right-wing groups were canceled on Aug. 25, a rainbow of faith groups - Jewish, Muslim, Catholic, Baptist, Buddhist and others - gathered with community and civic leaders at synagogues around the Bay Area to unite in opposition to bigotry and racism. A planned Patriot Prayer gathering at San Francisco's Crissy Field and a "No to Marxism" rally in Berkeley were canceled by their organizers late Friday afternoon, but the community's determination to come together in the face of divisive and hate-based ideologies swelled attendance at many Shabbat services in the evening.

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  2. Kehilla Community Synagogue in PiedmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    As Berkeley prepares for a "No Marxism in America" rally this Sunday that Mayor Jesse Arreguin is calling a white nationalist gathering, Kehilla Community Synagogue in neighboring Piedmont is dealing with its own incident of hate speech. Three small stickers were placed on the welcoming sign next to the synagogue's front steps on Grand Avenue.

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  3. Anti-hate events around the Bay this weekendRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Bay Area Jews are planning a variety of responses to this weekend's Patriot Prayer " freedom rally " and " No to Marxism in America " rally . While some will attend direct counterprotests, others, such as the Anti-Defamation League and Jewish Community Relations Council, are urging people to stay away from the rallies and instead attend one of the many unity-themed events.

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  4. Doing nothing in the face of this weekend's rallies is not an optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Bay Area is bracing for two provocative rallies this weekend. In the guise of trumpeting free speech, they are in fact likely to condone a message of hatred and bigotry that could very well lead to violence.

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  5. Lior Tsarfaty strikes a chord with a woman in a scene from the documentary short "There is a Place."Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    When Tim Johnson first started work as community life director at the Bayside Park eldercare facility in Emeryville three years ago, he was going over the budget and found a line item that confused him. "I said to myself, 'What's a Lior, and why are we paying him?' " he remembers.

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  6. New books! Sci-fi thriller; Shabbat as 'oasis'; Oakland A's of the 70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Always have too much to do and no time to slow down? Management consultant Marilyn Paul of Berkeley has a solution to your woes: Shabbat. Her new book, "An Oasis in Time," mines a multitude of sources to advise readers "how a day of rest can save your life" - the subtitle of the book.

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  7. Butcher shop concedes to graphic animal rights protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    It's not every day that a small, family-owned business makes national or international news. But the Local Butcher Shop in Berkeley did last week, with articles in the Guardian and the Washington Post , not to mention our local media .

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  8. a man (Menashe) and boy walking down the street together, both in traditional hasidic garbRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Eventually a man appears in the back of the frame who gradually attracts our attention. There's nothing extraordinary about him except he's a bulky man, and he's laboring more than anyone else in the summer heat.

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  9. NewCAJE presenter Susan Rancer sits on the floor with a guitar and bunch of kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Hebrew schools and Jewish day schools address the needs of students and families in myriad ways, noted an "Excellent Schools" study conducted by NewCAJE, an umbrella organization for Jewish educators that is convening its yearly conference Aug. 6-9 in Moraga. "The results were enlightening," says Rabbi Cherie Koller-Fox, NewCAJE's president and executive director.

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  10. Spotlight on the community, July 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Idit Solomon , founder and CEO of Berkeley-based Hasidah , was selected for a national fellowship with Rabbis Without Borders , an interdenominational group based in New York. Congregation B'nai Israel in Sacramento was named by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism as one of 17 winners of the 2017 Irving J. Fain Award , recognizing the work of Reform Jewish congregations in creating a culture of social justice advocacy.

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  11. NewCAJE presenter Susan Rancer sits on the floor with a guitar and bunch of kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Hebrew schools and Jewish day schools address the needs of students and families in myriad ways, noted an "Excellent Schools" study conducted by NewCAJE, an umbrella organization for Jewish educators that is convening its yearly conference Aug. 6-9 in Moraga. "The results were enlightening," says Rabbi Cherie Koller-Fox, NewCAJE's president and executive director.

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  12. an old man with a bandaid on his forehead holds up his hand to block the sunlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    To the strangers he shuffles past on the streets of Buenos Aires, Tadeusz Goldberg is just another elderly man whose best days are far behind him. What they don't know is that Tadeusz helped build the city's subway in the 1940s, or that the Polish Jew fought with the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War before that.

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  13. Bay Area Maccabiah athletes win gold in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Two basketball players with Bay Area connections won gold medals as the Maccabiah Games drew to a close yesterday in Israel. Sam Singer, who spent the past four years as a point guard for UC Berkeley, scored 12 points in the U.S. team's 75-67 win in the July 16 final against France.

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  14. pride marchers carry lgbt pride flags with stars of david on themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Need an antidote to the bad news of the day? Start your weekend on a high note with comedian Gad Elmaleh , who's doing stand-up at the San Jose Improv. Only one of his five shows is not yet sold out, on Friday, June 23. The New York-based French comedian of Moroccan and Jewish heritage has been compared to Jerry Seinfeld - and in fact recently announced that he will join Seinfeld at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in July.

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  15. Bay Area athletes go for gold at Maccabiah GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    David Wolf was 12 years old and in Israel for a wedding in 2013 when he and his father happened upon the Maccabiah Games. They were lucky enough to see the U.S. win gold in basketball and his dad mentioned that the next time, it could be David on that court.

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  16. she holds open a display case and holds up one of the beatle bells for the camera to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    This year is the 50th anniversary of several important events - the Summer of Love, the Six-Day War and the release of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by the Beatles, to name three.

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  17. These objects tell stories of refugees' flight to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The key to a house in Syria. A ceremonial outfit from Afghanistan. A photo of a loved one in Uganda.

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  18. East Bay volunteers to fan out in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    After a successful East Bay Tikkun Olam Chessed Day last month, another has been set for June 25, and organizers are looking for more volunteers to join the growing list of participants. The first Chessed Day on May 7 attracted 200 volunteers from seven Jewish organizations.

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  19. Zarchi is looking up and gesturing toward a utility cableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Cities have layers of architecture and geography - streets, topography, buildings, utilities. There are metaphysical layers as well.

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  20. people sit smiling in a crowd as they take in a learning sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    There's no lack of Jewish learning events in the Bay Area - that's one of our community's many strengths. But Limmud stands apart for its size, diversity of participants and presenters, and most of all, its residential aspect: Several hundred people of all ages spend the weekend together to learn, teach and share ideas.

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