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  1. KC music producer, performing artist Gillespie creates The Beat AcademyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Gillespie, who is Jewish, segued that love into a career and now a new venture: The Beat Academy, a program of the Plaza Academy, an alternative school in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from the school in 1998.

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  2. 'This Is Hunger' designed to promote awareness, actionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    More than 42 million people in the United States struggle to provide for themselves or their families. 'This is Hunger," a national, interactive exhibit designed to foster awareness of hunger and efforts to alleviate it will, will be in Overland Park.

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  3. Village Shalom expansion rolls on: Construction is on track to begin in early 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Village Shalom's new independent living apartment community will transform the corner of 123rd Street and Nall. The new four-story building will be comprised of 76 independent living apartments, an underground resident parking garage and a 'Main Street' amenity space with dining and entertainment venues.

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  4. Diabetes researcher Kahn elected to National Academy of SciencesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Dr. Barbara Kahn , surrounded by a group of her research trainees in her laboratory at BIDMC and Harvard Medical School. Kansas City native and renowned diabetes researcher Barbara Kahn, M.D., has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences .

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  5. Timely new book sheds light on a long-standing problemRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Rabbi Dr. Bernhard H. Rosenberg's latest project sheds new light upon the reasons why brokering peace between Israel and the Palestinians often seem insurmountable. The book, "Genesis of the Palestinian Authority," was written by David Bedein and edited by Rosenberg.

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  6. Local Jewish War Veterans post creating tribute book for KC veteransRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Members of JWV MO-KAN Post 605 placed a wreath during the Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2016, at the Korean War Memorial at 119th and Lowell in Overland Park. Post members attending the ceremony included Steven Schorr , Abe Kopec, Lloyd Hellman, Larry Gordon, Mark Slatkin, Marv Korn and Larry Jabenis.

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  7. John Isenberg to be honored for a lifetime of kindness by Synergy ServicesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Celebrating the tremendous impact of kindness in overcoming violence in our community, Synergy Services is set to host the 27th annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Dinner. The event, planned for May 5 at The View at Briarcliff in Kansas City, Missouri, raises money for Synergy's STOP Violence programs, which provide anti-bullying and other violence prevention education throughout the community.

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  8. Yom HaShoah events planned in the communityRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Several events in the local Jewish community and Topeka are scheduled in the next few weeks to commemorate the Holocaust. All programs listed below are free and open to the public and appropriate for children 13 and older.

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  9. SM East's JSU responds to anti-Semitism with 'United Against Hate'Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    The Jewish Student Union at Shawnee Mission East High School is planning an April 25 event at the school called "United Against Hate: Past, Present and Prevention." JSU organized the event in response to the vandalizing of two sheds on school grounds on Feb. 24. One of the sheds was spray-painted with anti-Semitic comments, including "East loves Nazis," and with swastikas and profanity, said Laura Martasin, a 17-year-old junior at East.

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  10. SevenDaysA 2017 has many Jewish community connectionsRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    SevenDays Chairs Mindy Corporon and Alana Muller joined Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth Core who spoke in Kansas City this spring. Jon Willis with the Kansas City Interfaith Youth Alliance joined the group.

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  11. Kosher at The K: New specialty cart to offer New York-style Jewish favoritesRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    For the first time in 45 years at Kauffman Stadium, affectionately known as The K to Royals fans, those who keep kosher or enjoy New York-style Jewish deli food can chow down on kosher delicacies such as corned beef, pastrami and knockwurst. Kohn's Deli will make its debut on Wednesday, April 19, when the Royals face the San Francisco Giants at 7:15 p.m. The cart will be located on the main concourse between third base and home.

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  12. As I See It: Our new security director is a seasoned professionalRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    I'm sure you're familiar with the insurance commercial that always ends with the announcer saying in his deep, velvety, reassuring voice: "You're in good hands with Allstate." That's exactly how I felt after meeting Charles A. "Chuck" Green, who became the Jewish community security director on Feb. 20. Soon after our conversation began at the Jewish Community Campus, where he offices inside the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City suite, I said: "I've written two columns saying that I feel safe inside this building.

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  13. SevenDays 2017 expands to spread interfaith, kindness message; walk to begin at Union StationRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    River Hennick, a freshman at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, designed the button for SevenDays Day Five: Go. She received a $250 award for her winning design.

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  14. Jewish Family Services and Jewish Vocational Services team up to help ...Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Details are now in place for how the community can help area refugees through a special effort by Jewish Vocational Services and Jewish Family Services . The two organizations have teamed up to provide much-needed food and transportation to the local refugee community.

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  15. The New Reform Temple blossoms as it celebrates 50 years of Reform JudaismRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Members of The New Reform Temple's 50th Anniversary Committee include Tom Barnett , Bobby Epsten, Ann Darke, Tom Isenberg, Ann Baum, Ben Proffer, Pati Chasnoff and Arthur Stern. Not pictured are Dan Fromm, Ted Prince and Rabbi Alan Londy.

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  16. TEDxOverlandPark talks raise interesting and innovative ideasRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Jay Lewis, executive director of KU Hillel, was the master of ceremonies at the 2012 TEDxOverlandPark event titled "Game-Changers." Ever feel like you have this great idea but don't know what to do with it? Well, TEDxOverlandPark, a local offshoot of the nationally known TED, might be the answer.

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  17. Planning an addition: Beth Shalom makes move toward building sacred spaceRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Congregation Beth Shalom announced last week that its board of directors has approved a recommendation to build a sacred space at its facility at 14300 Lamar Ave. in Overland Park. "Our goal is to build an attractive, inspiring and cost effective space that will serve our needs, week in and week out, well into the future," wrote Beth Shalom President Richard Simon in the congregation's email to members.

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  18. Author shares solo adventure in 'Mountain Lines'Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    While traveling through Europe in 2015 he came across a map on the internet that spoke to his spirit. A winding red line snaking across southwest France caught his eye.

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  19. Expanding services: JFS moves Missouri office to larger, easier to access quarters in BrooksideRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Jewish Family Services has moved its Missouri office to 425 E. 63rd St., just east of Oak Street in Kansas City. JFS occupies the entire 13,000-square-foot space, Executive Director and CEO Don Goldman said.

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  20. A Modern Night at the Folly' features collaboration between choreographer and Jewish poetRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Maggie Osgood Nicholls of Overland Park will be one of the region's 10 most talented choreographers featured at "A Modern Night at the Folly." Last year, for the Midwest Jewish Arts Lab , she choreographed five professional dancers to perform a piece inspired by a painting from the Holocaust.

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