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  1. Planning underway for Silicon Valley Israel tripRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The first-ever Silicon Valley community trip to Israel, scheduled June 26 to July 5, 2016, is in the planning stages with sign-ups now available. Organized by the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto with input from more than 25 Jewish agencies and synagogues, the trip promises "personal encounters that will tie us to [Israel's] unique communities," according to OFJCC officials.

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  2. Cool heads prevail as experts dissect Iran deal at OFJCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "This has divided the Jewish community. This has divided America," said Michael Krasny, host of KQED radio program "Forum," in his opening remarks as moderator of "What's the Deal with the Iran Deal?" The panel discussion about the JCPOA - better known as the Iran deal - at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto on Aug. 26 drew a packed house of around 400, with a few people sitting in an overflow room watching a live stream of the event.

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  3. Palo Alto JCC launches free J-Pass cardRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Oshman Family JCC has started offering a way for people to connect with the Palo Alto center that doesn't require a membership or involve any fees. The J-Pass is a free, personal photo ID card that entitles the holder to certain benefits, such as early information about programs; discounts on certain performances, lectures, family events and other center offerings; two free day passes to the Goldman Sports & Wellness Complex; and discounts at select local merchants.

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  4. Palo Alto JCC launches free J-Pass cardRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Oshman Family JCC has started offering a way for people to connect with the Palo Alto center that doesn't require a membership or involve any fees. The J-Pass is a free, personal photo ID card that entitles the holder to certain benefits, such as early information about programs; discounts on certain performances, lectures, family events and other center offerings; two free day passes to the Goldman Sports & Wellness Complex; and discounts at select local merchants.

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  5. artRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Rough Around the Edges." Opening of paper art exhibit by Ronni Jolles, featuring work inspired by her Jewish upbringing and trips to Israel.

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  6. booksRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Inside the Bubble." Author Noga Niv discusses her novel about the friendship between a group of Israeli women transplanted to Silicon Valley.

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  7. Time to CelebrateRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Whether it's a wedding for 500 or an intimate anniversary party, planning a celebration begins with choosing a setting that fits your vision and budget. Our readers recommend these venues.

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  8. Synagogue LifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Bay Area synagogues - from Orthodox to alternative, with memberships of less than a hundred or more than 2,000 - offer inspiring programs, lifelong learning opportunities and social action efforts that serve congregants and the greater community. Congregation Beth Sholom, a 101-year-old Conservative synagogue in San Francisco, takes pride in Jewish tradition with twice-daily minyans and offers such innovations as Makom Sholom, a meditation program promoting prayer, study and contemplation in a quiet environment.

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  9. j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Whether your preference is ancient Jerusalem stone, Mediterranean tiles or modern ceramics, these companies offer selections to please all tastes. Founded in Sausalito in 1948, Heath Ceramics is best known for ceramic tableware and architectural tile made by hand; it received the 2015 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum National Design Award for corporate and institutional excellence.

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  10. Literacy group seeks volunteer tutorsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Jewish Coalition for Literacy, which helps Bay Area elementary schoolchildren learn to read, has announced its fall 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. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Top Five Suggestions for a Successful and Thriving Marriage." Lecture by Rabbi Zalman Levin of Chabad of Palo Alto on five components and skills to enhance marriage.

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  12. Former news anchor in China, she's now an Orthodox Jew and acupuncturistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    J.: You own and operate Tiferes Medical Group in Palo Alto, where you practice traditional Chinese medicine. In China, you worked in broadcast journalism.

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  13. From the moment they met, love was in the cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Several years ago, Heather Klein was performing in a show called "Beshert" at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills, acting out the real-life stories of couples who met and fell in love. When she caught the eye of her boyfriend of just seven months in the audience and saw him beaming at her, she thought, "I think you're my beshert."

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  14. Former news anchor in China, she's now an Orthodox Jew and acupuncturistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    J.: You own and operate Tiferes Medical Group in Palo Alto, where you practice traditional Chinese medicine. In China, you worked in broadcast journalism.

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  15. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Pearl led a vibrant, energetic, intellectual and purposeful life marked by her constant devotion and love for her family. She was also a passionate advocate for liberal causes, strongly supporting Democratic candidates and policies.

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  16. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A longtime resident of Stanford, F. Carl Grumet, M.D., died on July 11, 2015 at home at the age of 77 from lymphoma. Carl was born in New York City, New York, on Oct. 12, 1937 to the late Rebecca and Louis Grumet.

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  17. Palo Alto woman named top lay leader for Reform movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Daryl Messinger has a thing for hats, at least the metaphorical kind. The Palo Alto resident has worn many throughout her years in the Jewish community.

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  18. New Reform lay leader has work to do - in JerusalemRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Palo Alto resident Daryl Messinger has been named the next board chair of the Union for Reform Judaism, making her the movement's top lay leader and the first woman to hold the position. That's terrific.

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  19. Union for Reform Judaism: Palo Alto's Daryl Messinger to become URJ's first female chairRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Daryl Messinger of Palo Alto will become the next chair of the Union for Reform Judaism, the URJ has reported in a press release. She will become the first woman to hold the top lay leadership position in the URJ, which covers 900 synagogues and 1.5 million Jews in North America, according to a URJ release issued June 30. Messinger has been nominated to serve as the next chair of the board of trustees, and her nomination will be formally presented to the full board at the URJ Biennial in Orlando, Florida, from Nov. 4 to 8. The URJ release noted that she will succeed Stephen M. Sacks, who will have served the maximum allowable four years as chair.

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  20. b'nai mitzvahRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Oren Joffe Son of Elana and Neil Joffe of Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto, Thursday, July 2 at Camp Ramah in Ojai. Ella Levine Daughter of Yifat Sharabi-Levine and Philip Levine, Saturday, June 27 at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.

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