As is always the case this time of year, many members of the Jewish community are currently in Israel or were in Israel when “Operation Protective Edge” was launched by the Israel Defense Forces on July 8 “aimed to retrieve stability to the residents of southern Israel, eliminate Hamas’ capabilities and destroy terror infrastructure operating against the State of Israel and its civilians. It appears these American Jews, as
A first-floor space in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will become the Kansas Focus Gallery, thanks to gifts from the Barton P. and Mary Davidson Cohen Charitable Trust, as well as the donation of the Barton P. Cohen and Mary Davidson Cohen art collection from Leawood resident Mary Davidson Cohen.
HAPPY GRADUATE — Karen B. Gerson graduated with her Executive Masters of Public Administration degree from the Bloch School of Business and Management from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in May. Karen is well known in the Jewish community getting her professional start here working in the
While things in their home country are a little tense, a group of young Israelis will be here to share their talents and their love of their country. On Friday, July 25, the Friendship Caravan Assif will perform at 2 p.m. in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus. The event is free and sponsored by the Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Center. Reservations are requested, but not required; RSVP at 913-327-8145.
Sonia Warshawski officially locked the doors of John’s Tailoring for the last time late last week. For now, even though she hates the word retired, you can say she’s starting a new chapter of her life.
“Friends, friends, friends we will always be. Whether in fair or in dark stormy weather, BBYO will keep us together. …”
This isn’t a song Joe Hotrod and the Sparkplugs usually had on the playlist, but it’s one the band members, and their fans, remember well. It is perhaps the best way to explain why the band has decided to come together again for a reunion concert.