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My Jewish Buffalo - Jewish Thought of the week 2022
Choosing to be an Upstander

By Lauren Bloomberg This week’s Torah portion is Beha’alotcha from the Book of Numbers. At the end of this reading, Miriam and Aaron speak unkindly to their brother Moses because of the Cushite woman he chose as his wife.  G-d was furious with them and because of...

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Training Saves Lives

By Mitch Steinhorn The concept of Pikuach Nefesh is a simple concept: saving a human life is more important than any of the commandments (mitzvot) listed in the Torah.  Leviticus 19:16 is clear when it states, “Neither shall you stand by the blood of your neighbor.”...

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What We Set Out To Be

By Rabbi Adam J. Rosenbaum One of my favorite musical artists is Peter Himmelman. His song “What We Set Out To Be” is a narrative of a man who suddenly realizes that he has not lived his life according to the way he once dreamed of as a young man. The lyrics of the...

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My Jewish Buffalo - Community Member Spotlight 2022
Zahava Fried

Zahava Fried is the newest member of the LiNK Jewish Buffalo team as Manager of Young Family Engagement. In this role, Zahava will oversee PJ Library, PJ Our Way and create new opportunities for parents to gather. In addition, Zahava will also teach Hebrew to adult...

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Nandor Forgach

This week we cast a spotlight on Nandor Forgach, grandson of the late Tibor Baranski, who was named by Yad Vashem as a Righteous Among the Nations.  Tibor courageously helped to save thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust with the help of Monsignor Angelo...

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Pam and Brian Snyder

This week we are delighted to cast a spotlight on Pam and Brian Snyder. The Snyders participated on the Buffalo Israel Experience (BIE) trip last October and are the leaders of Jewish Buffalo’s Exploring our Roots Trip next year. Brian is a physician specializing in...

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My Jewish Buffalo - Nosh of the Week 2022
Rainbow Swirl Cupcakes

By: Hannah Mink Happy second week of Pride Month! Cupcakes are one of my favorite desserts to bake for any occasion. Whether you make your own batter or use a cake mix from a box, cupcakes are always delicious. So, to continue with the rainbow theme for the month,...

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Rainbow Bagels

It's Pride Month which means we're all about the rainbows!  What happens when you mix rainbows + food?  You get some awesome creations that are sure to please everyone!  This week, we're taking a stab at homemade rainbow bagels.  There is also a Birthday Cake Funfetti...

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Mixed Berry Cornmeal Biscuit Shortcakes

By Sari Arrow The warm weather is finally here! Once it begins to get warmer outside, I always feel more inclined to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. It is my goal to bring as many fresh ingredients as possible into my recipes and meals.  There is no better way to...

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