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  1. Beth David honored for alternative Shabbat programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism has recognized Congregation Beth David in Saratoga for innovative programming, honoring the synagogue's Netivot Haneshama program as displaying the "highest level [of] innovation and impact." Netivot Haneshama, or "Pathways of the Soul," is an hour-long learning and prayer program that Beth David launched this year as an alternative to its Shabbat morning service.

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  2. A trip back to the Jewish 1800sRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Hundreds of people, many wearing period clothing, stepped back into the 19th century at "Jewish Time Travel: An 1800s Saturday Night" at San Jose's History Park, a 14-acre site that includes historic businesses, landmark buildings and an old-fashioned ice cream parlor. "Marshal" Steve Harris of NorCal Shomrim, a group of Jewish law enforcement officials, with Ginny Baird, event co-chair Barb Green and Deborah Estreicher photo/arye green The Nov. 14 event began at dusk with Havdallah underneath a 115-foot replica of downtown San Jose's 1881 electric light tower, as the South Bay Jewish community took over the park and filled it with activities that reflected the time period in general and Jewish life and culture in particular.

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  3. The thrill of the trill: blowing the shofar on High Holy DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    But the most important characteristic, say Bay Area volunteers who sound the instrument at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, is a deep connection to the horn. "It doesn't really matter the person's age - some people take to it, that's what I've found," said Debbie Coutant of Saratoga, whose first attempt at the ram's horn was decades ago while a student at the University of Arizona.

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  4. The thrill of the trill: blowing the shofar on High Holy DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    But the most important characteristic, say Bay Area volunteers who sound the instrument at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, is a deep connection to the horn. "It doesn't really matter the person's age - some people take to it, that's what I've found," said Debbie Coutant of Saratoga, whose first attempt at the ram's horn was decades ago while a student at the University of Arizona.

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