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The Healing G-d

By Ellen Weiss I am a connector…I like when all the links connect to form a circle…I like to connect people to people and people to ideas or organizations that can help them.  I also like when different aspects of my life come together to “complete” a story. Over the...

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The View from Mevaseret

By Stuart L. Fischman, DMD Mevaseret is a “bedroom community” bordering Jerusalem and likened to Eggertsville. The Hebrew is best translated as “harbinger” or “herald” and is found in Isaiah 40:9, “Upon a lofty mountain ascend, O herald of Zion…O herald of Jerusalem.”...

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Divine Sparks

By Evie Weinstein This week’s Torah portion, K’Doshim, calls upon us to reach for kedusha, or holiness to spark the divinity in each of us. K’Doshim gives us directions which instruct us how to live a moral and ethical life.  This parsha has lately been of great...

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My Jewish Buffalo - Community Member Spotlight
Marc Brown

Today we are spotlighting Marc Brown - a Jewish community leader who cares deeply about Jewish Buffalo and the entire WNY region. A member of the Buffalo Jewish Federation Board of Governors, JCRC’s Racial Justice Sub-Committee, and the Jewish Buffalo History Center...

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Jacob Gewurz

For generations, Jewish Buffalo has been led by many volunteer leaders who looked beyond themselves to the broader community and the importance of working toward a strong present and a brighter tomorrow. This week, at Temple Beth Tzedek’s annual meeting, Jacob Gewurz...

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Teacher Appreciation Week Part 2

The week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we are pleased to spotlight 4 extraordinary teachers who work at the Jewish Community Center’s Early Childhood program in Getzville.  This commemoration originated in 1953 thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt, who convinced Congress...

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My Jewish Buffalo - Nosh of the Week
Guacamole

By Sari Arrow I have always been someone who enjoys chips and dip. My family has it at every gathering, holiday, or when we are just sitting back and watching a sporting event. One of my favorite dips is guacamole. However, store-bought guacamole does not do justice. ...

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Apricot Chicken

By Sari Arrow This week, spring has certainly sprung! I hope you had the opportunity to soak up some vitamin D and enjoy the warm weather! It is officially time to enjoy the sweetness of spring! I am sure that I am not the only one who enjoys a lighter meal during the...

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Nutella Crepes with Berries

By Sari Arrow It is Mother's Day weekend! That means it is time to pull out all of our tricks to pull off the best brunch to celebrate the most important women in our lives! Mothers and other maternal figures in our lives are so strong and deserve the best possible...

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