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What is a Mezuzah?

Daphne Fautin, LJCC Board President I recently found among the belongings of my late cousin Shirley, of blessed memory, an attractive but cheap flattened metal tube in the form of a Torah scroll that contained a piece of paper. I … Continue reading

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Fred Scheff surprises LJCC with a visit!

On Friday, June 21, we were thrilled to welcome Fred Scheff, former Cantor for the LJCC, as he returned to help lead services with Rachel Black, Cantorial Soloist.  View a portion of his visit here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPoE_zdwSEE

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An Unanswered Letter, An Unanswered Call for Help: What the Holocaust Shows Us About Caring Enough to Take Action

Editor’s Note: The following is the keynote address given by Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg at the State of Kansas Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the Kansas State History Museum.   Thank you so much for … Continue reading

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A Song For Your Life in memory of Hadassah Singer

A Song For Your Life In memory of Hadassah Singer by Caryn Mirriam Goldberg Poet Laureate of Kansas You name your life in songs: tones ringing through your travels and landings, departures and arrivals, until they weave themselves into refrains … Continue reading

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Hanukkah: A Holiday that Changes Meaning over Time

Hanukkah, which begins this year on the evening of December 8, is a great example of how the meaning of Jewish traditions changes across time, in response to the situations in which Jews find themselves. As you probably know, Hanukkah … Continue reading

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Who Do We Represent?

     At the intersection in front of our house there are big red octagonal signs with the letters S T O P printed in white on them. It is unclear what the function of these signs is. For the most … Continue reading

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