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Approaching its 31st year, the College of Jewish Studies now has a
digital presence. The website, www.bingcjs.org, has archived all past
programs and past speakers.
Compared to the number of literary novels and mysteries I devour, I
really don’t read much fantasy. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t like
the genre; in fact, one of my all-time favorite literary characters
appeared in the fantasy trilogy “The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the
Unbeliever.” What is disappointing, though, is the lack of Jewish-themed
fantasy. So I was delighted to look at my pile of review copies and see
three novels that present alternative views of reality.
If life was fair, every kid would enjoy a great summer – no school, no
homework and no early to bed, just good times. That is, if
life was fair. But it’s not. Here at the Jewish Community Center, there
are some kids who’ve grown up at Camp JCC, who want to come back this
year, but can’t because they aged out.
One major source of frustration at The Reporter is when we
discover that it’s too late for information about an event to get into
the paper. I realize that many people don’t understand how our schedules
work and what we offer. So I thought it might be good to help people
who are new to the area and give a reminder for those who may have