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  1. Torah series at JCCs reflects artist's road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Six years ago, when he was in Costa Rica, artist Scott Switzer began "The Torah Series," 54 paintings inspired by each of the Torah portions. He gifted the studies for his first nine paintings to the indigenous Wimea people.

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  2. My aching back: What's a person to do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Prior to our wedding day 38 years ago, my then-fiance decided she wanted to get in shape. She joined a gym and, in her zeal, repeated the same weight routine three days in a row.

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  3. Nice reminder of innovation in Bay Area Jewish circlesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    We locals have long taken pride in the spirit of innovation that animates our Bay Area Jewish community. It turns out that our reputation for creativity has spread far and wide.

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  4. torah | Leaving a legacy isn't only about bequeathing moneyRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    I often think about the idea of legacy. What do I want to leave behind to my children and to the next generation? In the synagogue and nonprofit world, there is a growing shift for people to make contributions to these institutions in their wills.

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  5. Bay Area shuls, schools reflect on how they serve special-need childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    David Neufeld was leading a friendly game of Simon Says as an icebreaker during a recent conference hosted by Jewish LearningWorks, with the adults in attendance gamely playing along. Then he started to speak louder and faster.

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  6. Bay Area shuls, schools reflect on how they serve special-need childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    David Neufeld was leading a friendly game of Simon Says as an icebreaker during a recent conference hosted by Jewish LearningWorks, with the adults in attendance gamely playing along. Then he started to speak louder and faster.

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  7. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Marin Mega Challah Bake. Jewish women and girls ages 12 and up invited to pre-Shabbat baking and learning session.

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  8. holidays & spiritualRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Tri-Valley Cultural Jews' Lag B'Omer picnic. Potluck with games and a used-book drive for children.

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  9. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jon W. Gruschka, 77, of Foster City, California, died on March 12, 2015. Son of the late Alice Richter and Henry Gruschka, loving husband of Joyce Gruschka, loving father of Lori and Richard Gruschka and grandfather of Ryan Gruschka.

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  10. Conference to focus on increasing inclusivityRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A daylong conference on strategies to create a more inclusive Jewish community welcomes rabbis, educators, synagogue and school officials, lay leaders, parents and concerned individuals. "Everyone in God's Image: A Conference on Disabilities and Inclusion in Our Jewish Community" takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 3 at Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School in Foster City.

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  11. artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Seeing what's so funny. The visual art of Jewish humor will be showcased at an opening-night reception for "Jews and Cartooning."

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  12. artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Jews and Cartooning." Opening-night reception for exhibit of cartoon art by Jewish artists, including Bob Singer of Hanna-Barbera, Ben Katchor and R. Crumb.

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  13. getting connected & volunteers | Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has announced its spring lineup of training sessions for new tutors. Volunteer reading tutors are asked to work just one hour a week, helping a disadvantaged student in a local public school learn to read.

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  14. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Yoga for Passover." Julie Emden leads Jewish-themed Iyengar-based yoga practice.

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  15. torah | We need Shabbat to re-energize as well as unplugRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Last weekend, Jews around the world took part in the National Day of Unplugging, a project created by Reboot and its Sabbath Manifesto to help the hyperconnected, 21st-century world take a step back, slow down and pause from using technology. As much as I am an advocate for the annual day of unplugging, as a rabbi I have to wonder about the other 51 Shabbatot of the year.

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  16. Our traditions provide comfort, even after unfathomable lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    I have always had a strong connection to Judaism, and navigating through a terrible tragedy has only solidified this relationship, providing comfort during my most despairing moments. On a recent Shabbat, the teenage son of longtime friends took his own life.

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  17. theaterRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Fiddler on the Roof." Youth Musical Theater Company presents classic musical based on Sholem Aleichem tale of Tevye and his daughters.

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  18. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Israeli Politics and the Upcoming Election." With Eyal Naor, Israel deputy consul general.

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  19. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Rabbi Donniel Hartman. Israel's Shalom Hartman Institute president is North Peninsula visiting scholar-in-residence.

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  20. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    It's all geek to me. The Peninsula JCC's series on science, medicine and technology turns its spotlight on Jewish authors of science-related books.

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