The Reporter has announced full issues of the paper will now be available online for viewing. To see them now, click "Current & Past Issues" to the left, under the Main Menu.
The College of Jewish Studies has announced its fall 2016 program, “Eat,
Drink, and Be Kosher,” which will focus on aspects of food and drink,
and what it can teach about Jewish identity, culture, religious practice
and politics. All programs will be held on Thursdays, will begin at
7:30 pm and will be held at the Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse
The Jewish Community Center will hold its annual fund-raising gala on
Saturday, November 12, at 7 pm. The event will include a light dinner,
drinks, a one-hour show, dancing and dessert.
Area rabbis will lead a memorial service at the Holocaust Memorial
Monument in the Temple Israel Cemetery, located on Conklin Avenue in
Conklin, on Sunday, October 9, at 10:30 am.
When I was growing up, it was difficult to find books with Jewish themes
aimed at my age group. By sixth grade, I was already reading adult
novels, since the few books that were available were also uninteresting.
Perhaps that’s why I’m a fan of works for tweens and teenagers,
particularly those that integrate Judaism into the text without making a
big deal about it.
Ever feel like a broken record? That’s my reaction to my preparation for
the High Holidays this September. It feels as if I deal with the same
issues every year: I need to be more patient, I need to reduce my stress
level, I need to find more time for [fill in the blank here with about
12 different things], I need to.... Well, I think you get the idea.