B’nai Mitzvah – October 2014

Abby Liff will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at The Temple. Her parents are Rachel and Darren Liff. Her grandparents are Mickey Goorman, Judy and Joe Barker, of Nashville and the late Charles Goorman and Noah Liff. Abby is in the seventh grade at

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Breaking News

Israeli troops kill two who abducted teens; talks with Palestinians begin

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Indirect cease-fire negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians resumed in Cairo despite Palestinian threats to suspend them over Israel’s killing of two Palestinians accused in the murder of three Israeli teens. The talks began Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 23. They started two hours later than scheduled while the Palestinian delegation decided whether to

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Around The Town

CSI raises $20,000 in 3 days to aid Jews who fled Ukrainian city

Rabbi Saul Strosberg sent an urgent email to members of Congregation Sherith Israel on Sunday, Sept. 7 seeking $10,000 in donations by the following Thursday to provide emergency aid for Jews who had fled the city of Donetsk in Ukraine following the murder of a prominent Jewish businessman there. Less than 24 hours later the

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