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Temple Concord to Take Part in NAACP Community Forum on July 8

Rabbi Barbara Goldman-Wartell and members of Temple Concord are taking part in the Broome Tioga Chapter of the NAACP’s virtual community forum “Looking in the Mirror: Reflections on Racism in our Community,” which will take place on Thursday, July 8, from 5:30-7:30 pm. The purpose of t…

The Reporter Wins Three AJPA Rockower Awards

By Reporter staff

The Reporter won three awards from the American Jewish Press Association’s 40th Annual Simon Rockower Awards. Executive Editor Rabbi Rachel Esserman won two awards in the Excellence in Arts – Review/Criticism category: first place for “Hollywood and Jewish refugees…

The Morning Book Club Announces its "Chai" Reading Season

By Reporter Staff

The 18th “chai” reading season of the Morning Book Club will begin on Wednesday, July 7, at 10:30 am, on Zoom. The club has been meeting on Zoom since the spring of 2020. All meetings take place on Wednesday mornings.

“We look forward to returning to Temple Concord…

The Reporter Wants the Community to Kvell with You

By Reporter Staff

If your baby was born between July 2020 and July 2021, submit your baby’s picture to The Reporter for the annual Family Focus issue, which will be published on July 2. Pictures must be delivered by Tuesday, June 22. Parents and grandparents are welcome to put a photo int…

JFS Pandemic Update

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

Rose Shea, director of Jewish Family Service, noted an increase in two types of phone calls during the past year. There were calls from people asking for financial or emotional support due to the COVID pandemic. The other calls? They were from people asking how they…