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Overland Park, Looking Forward, Not Over Our Shoulders

Overland Park: Looking Forward, Not Over Our Shoulders

Submitted by gperez on April 17, 2014 – 12:01pm


Students from high schools across Overland Park, KS wore white in honor of Reat Underwood… 565 more words

Same as it Ever Was: Anti-Semitism in the Ukraine

I am a Jew. I was confirmed in the Episcopal Church, attended a Jesuit college, know The Lord’s Prayer and The Nicene Creed by heart and have never been inside a synagogue for any other purpose besides watching a friend or relative get bar or bat mitzvahed, but still I am a Jew. 960 more words

International Affairs

Great Passover and Year-round Recipe

I had to post this picture and the link to the recipe.


From Joy of Kosher’s website

I’m not a fan of goat cheese, but I… 158 more words


Don't Bake The Challah Lizzie!!

I usually bake challah for Shabbat. Everyone here eats it up. I cheat and use storebought bread dough but I do have to defrost it and then divide it all to braid. 467 more words

Lizzie Flowers

"First mend yourself, then mend others." - Yiddish Proverb

Ah yes, the proverb that applies to every being here on earth. It is often easier to worry about others than worry about yourself; after all, it is easier to worry about things you can’t change than the things you can. 335 more words

Day 3 of the Omer: Tiferet in Chesed

Compassion in Love

Love is in the air, and it is beautiful. True love includes empathy and compassion.
In this crazy world we need compassion and empathy for our neighbors and for the stranger. 11 more words




Torah – Leviticus 19:1-20:27; Haftarah – Amos 9:7-15; Brit Chadeshah – 1 Peter 1:13-16, 1 Corinthians 6:9-20

Jeff Grillo – Associate Rabbi, Rock of Israel Congregation… 1,610 more words