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  1. In Walnut Creek, 'a breath of fresh air'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Jewish News Weekly

    On an unseasonably sunny winter day, Rabbi Daniel Stein of Congregation B'nai Shalom takes a constitutional around his synagogue, remarking on the work his congregants have accomplished in the months since his arrival. "This brick path wasn't here when I first came," he said, pointing at a newly laid walkway that lines one side of the property.

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    Jan 26, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Ensemble for These Times. In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, performance of selections from "Surviving: Women's Words," "Farewell Auschwitz" and "The Song of Terezin" and works by Holocaust-era composers.

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  3. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Understanding Islam. Lecture by professor Reuven Firestone of Hebrew Union College.

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    Jan 19, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Tribute to Leonard Cohen. Though Leonard Cohen died two months ago, his music and spirit live on in others, including singer-songwriter Ofer Bashan.

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    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "A Trio of Musical Magic." Jewish French pianist, jazz vocalist and actress Marina Pacowski performs with Cantor Jennie Chabon and Harry Wittenberg on bass.

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    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "The Genius of Judaism." French philosopher and activist Bernard-Henri Lvy discusses his new book and the relationship between Judaism and modern democratic ideals.

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    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Second Friday." Discussion of texts from Jewish and Islamic religious history includes Maha Elgenaidi, founder and CEO of the Islamic Networks Group.

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    Jan 5, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "A Trio of Musical Magic." Jewish French pianist, jazz vocalist and actress Marina Pacowski performs with Cantor Jennie Chabon and Harry Wittenberg on bass.

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  9. List of public menorah lightings around the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The eight nights of Hanukkah provide plenty of opportunities in the Bay Area for public celebration. Here's a sampling of what's out there.

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  10. Event listings: Public menorahs bring miracle of light to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The eight nights of Hanukkah provide plenty of opportunities in the Bay Area for public celebration. Here's a sampling.

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    Dec 15, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Died peacefully Dec. 7, 2016, at the Jewish Home in San Francisco at the age of 86. Born in Baghdad, Iraq, in 1930, he was one of 10 siblings. Edward was the beloved husband to Jacquelyn Ben-Eliezer for 51 years and is survived by his three children, Daniel, Deborah and Hagar Ben-Eliezer.

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    Dec 1, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "The New Mediterranean Jewish Table." Chef Joyce Goldstein discusses her book of healthy recipes for the modern Jewish home, followed by sample tastings, Q&A and book signing.

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    Nov 23, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Lynn Wolff of Walnut Creek at the age of 85 passed away peacefully on Nov. 21, 2016. She was born in San Francisco to Herman and Rose Greenstein.

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    Nov 23, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Treyf: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw." Elissa Altman discusses her memoir about growing up in a family with differing ideas about Judaism.

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    Nov 23, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Lynn Wolff of Walnut Creek at the age of 85 passed away peacefully on Nov. 21, 2016. She was born in San Francisco to Herman and Rose Greenstein.

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  16. Jewish seniors join with teens to create documentary seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Two groups with seemingly little in common - one, average age 90; the other, a bunch of tweens and teens - got together for a recent Shabbat dinner and found they had a lot to talk about after all. The Sept.

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  17. Rabbi Ted Alexander remembered as progressive, welcoming leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    As a child in prewar Berlin, Theodore Alexander eschewed the rowdy games of his friends. He preferred to play shul, lining up chairs like pews and draping towels over playmates' shoulders, as if he were wrapping them in prayer shawls.

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  18. Under One Tent brings tribe together for books and artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    After the Contra Costa JCC shut down five years ago, East Bay Jews lost more than a few buildings in Walnut Creek. They lost a treasure trove of cultural programming.

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  19. Rabbi Ted Alexander, longtime B'nai Emunah leader, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Rabbi Ted Alexander, the German-born Holocaust refugee who served for decades as spiritual leader of San Francisco's Congregation B'nai Emunah, died of kidney failure on Oct. 4 at his Danville home. He was 95. A fourth-generation Conservative rabbi, Alexander fled his native Germany in 1939, just before the outbreak of World War II.

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    Sep 15, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Gershon Baskin. Founder and co-chairman of Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information will discuss prospects for a two-state solution.

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