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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
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
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
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
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
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
There are many kinds of islands – imposing volcanoes thrusting from the sea with lava still oozing from their flanks, steep eroded ridges covered with dense jungle, wind- and wave-lashed sand patches, tropical atolls with lagoons whose limpid waters are … Continue reading