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On Sunday Dr. Jay Robinow supervised a crew assembling the frame of BIAV’s sukkah. Here he helps 10-year-old Daniel Gerry with a pole.

In the office or the hospital right after morning minyan and working extended hours, radiation oncologist Jay Robinow has saved hundreds of lives. That’s his day job. 

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Photo by David Riffel: Bev Jacobson (center) holds a gift presented to her by Todd Stettner, president and CEO of Jewish Federation, and Trudy Jacobson, Women’s Philanthropy chair, for her service to Women’s Philanthropy.

Generous, patient and kind are just some of the words used by volunteers and staff who’ve worked with Bev Jacobson. For 18 years, she’s held the position of Women’s Philanthropy director at the Jewish Federation of

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SHORASHIM BIRTHRIGHT — Jewish Federation, under the leadership of Israeli Emissary Yahav Barnea, is recruiting young adults from the Kansas City area to participate in a free Taglit-Birthright 10-day trip to

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Elana Goldberg
David Helfand

For the first time ever, two people from Kansas City’s USY chapter — Elana Goldberg and David Helfand — are serving as the American leaders of Nativ in Israel. Both are also graduates of the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy.

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This photo was taken at Congregation Ohev Sholom on Labor Day, after the morning minyan, the day before Susan Choucroun was murdered. Choucroun is standing on the right, dressed in the dark pink shirt with her hair pulled back, with her hands on the shoulders of Shir-El Rudnick, who is wearing the Double Bubble shirt.

Just after morning prayers at Ohev Sholom last Monday (Sept. 1), Susan Choucroun posed for the group photo accompanying this article. Twenty-seven hours later, she was murdered.  

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As part of the Beans&Greens program, low-income families can take their SNAP debit cards to participating farmers markets, where they receive tokens to purchase SNAP-eligible food.

We live in the breadbasket of America and are surrounded by farms, so it should be easy to get affordable, healthy and locally grown food into everyone’s hands, right? For low-income families trying to make

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Photo by Chris Crum: Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James (right) presents Morton Sosland with the proclamation declaring Sept. 19 ‘Morton and Estelle Sosland Day.’

Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James proclaimed Friday, Sept. 19, as “Morton and Estelle Sosland Day” in honor of the couple’s legacy as champions of American Indian art. The official day coincided with the public opening

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BORTNICK HERE TONIGHT — Ethan Bortnick will be performing a live concert at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Folley Theater. As of Monday tickets were still available. You may remember he was the

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