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After a two-year rebuilding period, Temple Israel has reopened its
doors. It closed after heavy snow collapsed the roof through two levels
of the original building. Now, Temple Israel will welcome the community
to celebrate returning home.
Boxes have been placed at locations in the Greater Binghamton area to
receive non-perishable food items for the 10th annual “We Remember You
As Temple Concord’s Solis-Cohen Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Rex
Perlmeter will speak from Friday-Sunday, September 9-11, at Temple
Concord, 9 Riverside Dr., Binghamton, on subjects related to Jewish
The literary output by Russian Jewish authors has flowered throughout
the past two decades. As the younger generation of immigrants reaches
adulthood, they offer a different take on their families’ experiences in
England, the United States and Russia. The first part of this review
features an outsider’s view of a Jewish oligarch, an absurdist tale of
Stalin’s Russia and the story of an immigrant looking to fulfil her
Years ago, I was reading a charming novel by a British author that was
originally published in the 1930s. I don’t remember the title of the
book or the plot, but do remember enjoying it – that is until I came
across an antisemitic comment about a minor character.