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Caviars dedication to community to be honored at annual Civic Service Award Celebration

Caviars dedication to community to be honored at annual Civic Service Award Celebration

Carol and Arnie Caviar will be honored at HBHA’s annual Civic Service Award Celebration Sunday, May 6. Read more...

Priya helps local couple grow their family

Priya helps local couple grow their family

Rachel and Seth Katz with new baby Ezra and big brother Teddy. Read more...

Listening Post

Six declared candidates for the Kansas 3rd Congressional District attended a Candidate Forum at Congregation Beth Torah on Sunday, Feb. 11. They are Brent Weldner (from left), Jay Sidie, Tom Niermann,... Read more...

Kosher at KU: Dedicated kosher kitchen opens next week at Oliver Hall

Rabbis Zalman Tiechtel of KU Chabad and Mendy Wineberg of Chabad House Center of Kansas City kosher the kitchen at Oliver Residence Hall, making it a dedicated kosher kitchen on the University of Kansas... Read more...

Olympic cross-country skier has ties to local Jewish community

Noah Hoffman models the U.S. Olympic Team’s Closing Ceremony uniform. Read more...

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Pre-K students at the CDC created safari gear that included hats and binoculars to explore the areas around the JCC. Read more...

Listening Post

Pre-K students at the CDC created safari gear that included hats and binoculars to explore the areas around the JCC. Read more...

She’s a winner! Local girl’s creation wins Dreamvention contest

Julia Luetje shows off the prototype for her Storm Sleeper invention along with her father, Chucker Luetje, and her mother, Susan Bernstein. Read more...

Kansas anti-BDS law blocked by federal judge

On Tuesday, a federal court in Kansas suspended a state law requiring contractors to swear they will not boycott Israel, saying it violates speech rights. Read more...

Surrounded by inspiration: Relationships, environment inspire Berman’s art

Laura Berman Laura Berman traces her identity as an artist back to her native Barcelona. Read more...

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KU Hillel European Leadership Trip exposes students to Jewish life abroad

KU Hillel European Leadership Trip exposes  students to Jewish life abroad

KU Hillel juniors and seniors visit a ‘Warm Home’ gathering of members of the Jewish community in Bucharest, Romania, to hear their stories of being Jewish in Romania. Read more...

Letter to the Editor

Democracy working It was a privilege to participate in the Congressional Candidate Forum at Congregation Beth Torah on Feb. 11. Read more...

KU Hillel Birthright trip provides students with new Jewish experiences

KU Hillel students visit waterfalls in Israel during their Birthright trip with Hillel in January. Sophomore Amanda Birger (far right) shares the waterfalls as one of her favorite sights in her reflection... Read more...

Letter to the Editor

Remember the Holocaust at religious services In all my various books and lectures, I have been warning that with the passing of the Holocaust survivors, the revisionists will have a field day. This is... Read more...

Altruism vs. BDS

Thinking back all those many years ago, I believe that I was in college when I vividly recall hearing that “the Jews control the world.” Some specifically claimed we, as a people, controlled all... Read more...

The earth is changing, and Jewish traditions can help us cope

One day in elementary school in Chicago, our teacher handed out booklets called “The Trees of Illinois.” I don’t remember the assignment, but I do know that each page became a treasure for me.... Read more...

Letter to the Editor

Article distorts the truth About three weeks ago Trump announced that approximately 250,000 “temporarily” admitted Haitians and Salvadorans must return to their countries. This seems reasonable.... Read more...

Letter to the Editor

Be a kidney donor In the fall of 2004, I traveled from a small town in rural northeast Kansas to Israel to altruistically donate my left kidney to 10-year-old Moshiko Sharon of Moshav Hodaya. Read more...

Getting old is not for sissies

“Millard Salter’s Last Day” by Jacob Appel. (Gallery Books, 2017) Read more...

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An eye-opener Lee Levin’s paean to the “incredible successes of the Trump administration…” (Trump’s successes, Dec. 28, 2017) sets the stage for an equally factual recap by Levin when the stock... Read more...

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Fingersh Bat Mitzvah

Fingersh Bat Mitzvah

Annie Fingersh Paul Fingersh and Brenda Althouse announce the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Annie, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah. Read more...

Sandler Bat Mitzvah

Sandler Bat Mitzvah

Emma Sandler Jeremy and Deb Sandler announce the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Emma, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Congregation Beth Shalom. Read more...

Grokop Liebenthal Engagement

Leonard Grokop and Jennifer Liebenthal Cynthia and Arthur Liebenthal of Leawood announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Ann Liebenthal, to Leonard Henry Grokop, son of Fay Pearl of Melbourne,... Read more...

Millerlile Applebaum Engagement

Setareh Millerlile and Michael Applebaum Vic and Adrianne Applebaum of Overland Park announce the engagement of their son, Michael Applebaum, to Setareh Millerlile, daughter of Mark and Mahta Millerlile... Read more...

Blackman Myers Engagement

Leslie Blackman and Christopher Myers Suzi and Bruce Blackman announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Diane Blackman, to Christopher (Chris) Lange Myers, son of Martha and Robert Myers. Read more...

Feinstein Rambhia Engagement

Max Feinstein and Pooja Rambhia Eddie and Gloria Baker Feinstein announce the engagement of their son, Max Moses Feinstein, to Pooja Hitendra Rambhia, daughter of Dr. Hitendra and Priti Rambhia of Long... Read more...

Campbell Honor

Samantha Campbell Samantha Campbell, daughter of Brian and Dana Campbell, Overland Park, recently graduated from University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science degree in public health and... Read more...

Gortenburg Birth

Carah and Isaac Gortenburg announce the birth of a daughter, Shoshana Marie, on Jan. 3, 2018. Shoshana is the granddaughter of Karen and Michael Gortenburg, and Rob and Rhona Mancuso of Jupiter, Florida.... Read more...

Merl Bar Mitzvah

Akiva Merl became a Bar Mitzvah Saturday, Dec. 9, at Kingsway Jewish Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read more...

Katz Lowenstein Engagement

Susan Katz and Lon Lowenstein Susan Elizabeth Katz and Lon J. Lowenstein of Overland Park announce their engagement. Read more...

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Eisman, Barry Joel

Eisman, Barry Joel

Barry Joel Eisman, 68, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Graveside services were held Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers;... Read more...

Mokofsky, Larry (Lawrence)

Larry (Lawrence) Mokofsky, age 86, passed away Jan. 29, 2018, in Mesa, Arizona. Read more...

Rubin, Charyl Elaine

Charyl Elaine Rubin (nee Bovos), 68, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Wednesday evening, Feb. 7, 2018. Funeral services were held at The Louis Memorial Chapel Friday, Feb. 9, 2018; burial followed... Read more...

Boston, Joseph W.

An adventurer died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Joseph W. Boston, born Sept. 22, 1935, died peacefully at home in Sarasota, Florida. Read more...

Hertzfield, Harriet G.

Harriet G. Hertzfield, 86, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Brookdale Overland Park. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in the Yukon Chapel at Mount Carmel... Read more...

Morozov, Rabbi Menachem Mendel

A Sheloshim Legacy Memorial will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Anna and Max Zalcman Torah Learning Center, in memory of Rebetzin Esther Friedman’s father Reb Mendel Morozov. Read more...

Pordes, Marian Wilson

Marian Pordes, 95, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Feb. 6, 2018. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at The Louis Memorial Chapel. A graveside ceremony will take place at 11:30... Read more...

Shear, S. Marian

S. Marian M. Shear, 87, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Feb. 3, 2018, at Kansas City Hospice House after a long illness. Read more...

Cohn, Hope Janel

Hope Janel Cohn, born Oct. 11, 1958, in Kansas City, Missouri, died peacefully Jan. 23, 2018, with loved ones by her side after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Read more...

Mindlin, Joan G.

Joan Mindlin, 97, of Overland Park, passed away peacefully, Jan. 25, 2018. She was born Jan. 17, 1921, in Trinidad, Colorado, to the late Leo and Hulda Gottlieb. Read more...

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