Got An Extra Kiddush Cup? Heritage Judaica Can Help



The candlesticks were a wedding present. The Kiddush cup my mother brought back from a trip to Israel. The menorah the kids made in preschool. Judaism has a lot of ritual objects that hold specific meaning and family stories. In an ideal setting we’d each be bequeathed some important item, perhaps it was smuggled out of […]

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Parent Education Series



Jewish Family Service of St. Paul (JFS) is offering the Parent Education Series, Thursday, October 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Newman School, 768 Hamline Avenue S, in St. Paul. The topic will be Development, Sexuality and Your Child presented by Family Tree Clinic.

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Event In SLP On Saturday



Laura Dizon remembers her brother, Aaron, as someone who was kind and generous; a musician and a friend to musicians. But what Laura and her family never knew is why he would take his own life. “I think if he felt comfortable talking to people, maybe he would still be here today,” said Dizon. Four […]

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Tips On Preparing For Your Child’s B’nai Mitzvah



Four young faces smile at me daily from their framed pictures on a shelf in our family room. Our son and three daughters, captured with their arms around a Torah, smile with pride as their Bar/Bat Mitzvah weekend began. Those weekends were a culmination of hours of planning (me), hours of studying (them), and of […]

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