B’nai Mitzvah – August 2014

Jacob Lawrence Green will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Aug. 2 at The Temple. Jacob was born on April 28, 2001. His parents are Eric and Shari Green. His grandparents are Wayne and Darlene Green of Birmingham, AL, Albert and Iris Klein of Mobile, AL and the late Mary Rae

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Breaking News

Clooney’s wife turns down spot on U.N. commission investigating Gaza conflict

(JTA) — Amal Alamuddin, the British attorney engaged to actor George Clooney, declined her nomination to serve on a U.N. panel investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza. Alamuddin attributed her decision to “prior professional commitments,” adding that she “regrets that the commission will not benefit from her expertise in the field,” according to

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Around The Town

Reception set at GJCC for CSI’s new assistant rabbi and wife

The community is invited to meet Rabbi Aaron Finkelstein and his wife, Julie Sugar, at a dessert reception at the Gordon Jewish Community center from 3-5 p.m. on Aug. 17.  Rabbi Finkelstein, the new assistant rabbi at Congregation Sherith Israel, joins Rabbi Saul Strosberg and Cantor George Lieberman to officiate at life cycle events, deliver

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