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  1. Hebrew songs carry Silicon Valley teens to Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The sound of music - specifically Jewish choral music - sung by teens was rare in the Bay Area until last year, when Dave and Melinda Joffe of Mountain View started the Silicon Valley chapter of HaZamir, an international Jewish high school choir. HaZamir has 31 chapters in the U.S. and Israel.

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  2. Hebrew songs carry Silicon Valley teens to Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | J

    The sound of music - specifically Jewish choral music - sung by teens was rare in the Bay Area until last year, when Dave and Melinda Joffe of Mountain View started the Silicon Valley chapter of HaZamir, an international Jewish high school choir. HaZamir has 31 chapters in the U.S. and Israel.

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  3. Survivor, 93, tells her story at Catholic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Lenci Farkas didn't sleep well the night before she was to be honored at San Francisco's Mercy High School. When the 93-year-old faced the assembly of about 400 students and 10 other Holocaust survivors, though, she had little trouble recounting the dark days seven decades ago.

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  4. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Devoted son of the late Morris and Bettie Hirsch. Supportive, loving husband of Beverly Hirsch.

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  5. Chief Rabbinate calls for freeze on Western Wall agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Israel's Chief Rabbinate said it had not agreed to the expanded egalitarian area of the Western Wall on the same day that some 150 Reform rabbis held a prayer service at the site of the proposed expansion. The Feb. 25 service at Robinson's Arch, the egalitarian prayer site at the Wall, was part of the annual conference of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the U.S. Reform movement's main rabbinic body.

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  6. Singing is good for your health, good for your soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Many people sing in the shower. Others sing in choirs or at their place of worship, and some do a mean "Billie Jean" in karaoke.

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  7. benefits & social eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "December Decompression." InterfaithFamily event for couples offers meditative activities, chair massage, vegan snacks and more.

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  8. Beyond silence: Confronting child sexual abuse in Jewish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A few years ago, Congregation Beth Jacob faced a situation without precedent in the Redwood City synagogue: a teenage student working as an aide in a religious school classroom was accused of inappropriately touching two young girls. "My community was rocked," said Rabbi Nathaniel Ezray.

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  9. Bay Area teen shares story at Chabad assembly in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Phillip Yurchenko of San Mateo spoke in front of 5,000 people earlier this month at the annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries in Brooklyn, New York. Speaking at the assembly, also known as the Kinus HaShluchim, is quite an honor in Chabad circles - especially for an 18-year-old like Yurchenko, a senior at Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto.

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  10. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has announced its winter 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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  11. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    She was born in Shanghai, China, to Ernest and Regina Levita. The family moved to San Francisco when she was 3 years old.

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

    Aug 6, 2015 | 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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  13. lifecyclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Danielle Jonas-Delson Daughter of Mindy Jonas and Jonathan Delson, Saturday, July 25 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael. Elise Jonas-Delson Daughter of Mindy Jonas and Jonathan Delson, Saturday, July 25 at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

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