This year’s community Chanukah celebration, open to the entire
community, will be held on Wednesday, December 9, from 5:15-7 pm, at
Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal.
The Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life at BU, along with the SAE
fraternity and the SDT sorority, are once again running the holiday toy
drive “Light up a Life.” New toys of all kinds are being collected and
will be distributed to children suffering from cancer through Chai Life
Line, a New York-based organization that provides services to children
with cancer and their families.
Eric M. Leiderman, a student at Binghamton University, received the 2015 Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Award on November 15.
The Israeli government has approved entry of the “last” group of
Ethiopian Jews awaiting immigration to Israel. The move comes two years
after the arrival of 450 Ethiopian Jews then deemed to be the “last”
Like its environs, the Jewish community of Austin, TX, has a youthful
feel. Situated in a city known for live music, the University of Texas
campus, and the founding of Michael Dell’s computer technology giant in
his UT dorm room, the 40-acre Dell Jewish Community Campus mirrors the
relatively new infrastructure in the rest of Austin.
There’s something intensely satisfying about watching a pile of books
slowly melt away – at least, if it’s because you’ve finally found time
to read them.
Last Tuesday, November 17, the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater
Binghamton decided on the allocations for the upcoming year.
I used to say there is no such thing as a stupid question. However, some of the questions being asked the current group of presidential candidates definitely qualify as stupid.
I first tasted latkes for brunch at a trendy eatery on the Lower East
Side about six years ago. Since then, I’ve seen them across the country
on brunch menus everywhere from diners to Michelin Star restaurants.