It’s been said that from all bad things come something good. In the Jewish community, 155 days after the tragedy on April 13 in which three people were murdered in the parking lots of two Jewish institutions, that good thing is the hiring of a director of community security.
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.
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
AGEING WISELY — Marna Dolginoff called me the other day, wanting to share a story with me about her friend and cousin, Leah Cohn. It seems about six months or so ago, Cohn called the marketing office at
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
Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel opened the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Lawrence, Kan., along with his wife and co-director Nechama, eight years ago. During that time KU Chabad has never had its own Torah, always
When it comes to Jewish Federation leadership, Amy Shapiro’s actions speak volumes. She’s been through local leadership development programs, attended national conferences and international missions; she’s been
“Payback: The Case for Revenge,” by Thane Rosenbaum. University of Chicago Press, 2013.
With Ferguson in the news, the horrendous murders in South Kansas City, and the execution of Steven Sotloff, “Payback” is an important book although it is not an easy read. It is a work in which a legal scholar examines