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The Jonas Brothers & Epic Change

By Iris Danziger MD In September of 2019 we prepared to send our third and youngest child to college. This was of course an exciting time for her as she embarked on a new stage of her life, one filled with emotional, interpersonal and academic challenges. She would...

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A New Year: What Can we Hope for?

By Harvey Sanders Fall is my favorite season.  I love the colors and the scent of the air.  The school year starts and Rosh HaShanah is this weekend.  I don’t care what the secular calendar says, the year for me starts now.  This Fall is especially new for my family:...

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Stand Still and Get Going

By Rus Devorah Wallen I'm Rus Devorah Wallen, and I'd like to share my T for 2, my Torah thought for 2 minutes, more or less 😉  Click to listen or read the full transcript below!This week’s portion is combined or what’s called a double portion of Nitzavim and...

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A Night to Remember

September 23, 2020: a day that just might go down in Buffalo Jewish Federation history. Filled with Seinfeld impersonations, card tricks, tear jerkers and more, the 2021 Campaign for Jewish Buffalo Virtual Kick Off Event made us feel anything but distant from one...

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Adam Fogel

As the 2020 Presidential Election approaches, voter engagement has begun to gain traction within the Buffalo Jewish Community.  Adam Fogel, the Chief of Staff for NYS Senator Tim Kennedy and a member of the JCRC Executive Committee, recently spoke about his passion...

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Rick Cohen

In 1987, 19 year-old Rick Cohen took over the family business, operating the iconic Transit Drive In.  Rick’s grandparents were involved in building and purchasing a number of movie theatres around the region and in 1957 they purchased the Transit Drive In from a...

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Pandemix for the Holidays – Abby Block

Hi and welcome back to another week of a High Holiday edition of Pandemix! This week we speak to Abby Block, a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh, about what it is like celebrating the high holidays, specifically Yom Kippur, as a college student.   Listen to...

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Pandemix for the Holidays – Marilyn Shuman

Welcome back to Pandemix - High Holiday Edition! These next few weeks, Pandemix will focus on the Jewish High Holidays, speaking to members of our community on their favorite foods, memories and more. This week we hear from Marilyn Shuman, grandmother of our host, on...

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Veggie Shwarma Pita

Is there a better healthy and delicious lunch or dinner to make during these crisp fall days than some veggie shwarma pita? The answer? Possibly, depending on your taste preferences, but this recipe is a showstopper nonetheless. You can get simple with it and keep it...

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