2nd Annual Russian Festival

The second annual Russian Festival will take place on Sun., May 22 from noon to 7 p.m., at University High School in Carmel, Ind. The Festival is organized by the volunteers of the Russian School of Indiana to raise funds for School’s programs and activities. The Russian School of Indiana – a Sunday enrichment program […]

Dealing with Stress the Jewish Way

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A lecture by Edward Hoffman, Ph.D., given at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center in 1988 By Jennie Cohen The following list offers Jewish beliefs, customs and practices to help us cope with a myriad of challenges and situations: 1. HAVING A SPIRITUAL OUTLOOK “People who see life as having a larger purpose, as something […]

Pesach from a Kabbalistic perspective


By Rabbi David Zeller, z”l Temple Beth Abraham, Oakland, Calif., March 22, 1987 One can’t talk about Passover without mentioning a little bit about Purim. Purim is about costume – what we wear and don’t wear. The very first Purim costume was God dressing up in the universe. It says in the psalms, “He puts […]

Open house for Bar/Bat Mitzvah Venue

502 Event Centre Open House LOOKING FOR A BAR OR BAT MITZVAH VENUE? Come tour 502 East! (317) 843-1234 www.502east.com Sunday, March. 6 from 3–5 p.m., at 502 East Event Centre in Carmel. Join us for a complimentary Bar & Bat Mitzvah party tasting. The tasting will include a specially crafted menu from our award-winning […]

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Four Firsts — American women rabbis at Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis 4-30-15

Rabba Sara Hurwitz was the first Orthodox woman rabbi ordained in 2009.

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Joseph and the Amazing Techicolor Dreamcoat


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2015 Indiana Writers Center Gathering of Writers

2015 GATHERING OF WRITERS – MARCH 21, 2015 ONLY CONNECT: PROSE, POETRY, PASSION Breakout sessions on fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and playwriting by noted authors from Indiana and beyond The Indiana Writers Center’s annual Gathering of Writers, Only Connect: Prose, Poetry, Passion, will take place on Saturday, March 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at […]

Congregation Har Shalom in Missoula, Montana

Bert Chessin standing with the Ark at Har Shalom.

  Fountain of Judaism flows in the mountain of peace By Matthew J. Silver When I first contacted members of the Har Shalom Congregation in Missoula, Mont., in 2003, they were holding services, Sunday school and meetings in the public library, sometimes in a church and other times in members’ homes. An Orthodox-trained rabbi came […]

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Our Health, Our Future

Dr. Lisa Harris

  Our Health, Our Future   By Dr. Lisa Harris, CEO Eskenazi Health The following is an excerpt of a speech given from the pulpit of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis on Sept.6, 2014 at the Bat Mitzvah of Ella Eskenazi. I have always admired the Jewish tradition for its focus on social responsibility, for […]

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