Issue 47

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Local News

Community Chanukah Celebration to be held on Dec. 13 at the JCC

The annual Community Chanukah Celebration, which is being co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton, will take place at the JCC, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal, on Wednesday, December 13, from 5:15-7 pm.

Temple Beth-El, Ithaca, to host Chanukah Festival and Book Fair on Dec. 10

On Sunday, December 10, from 9 am-3 pm, Temple Beth-El, Ithaca, will hold its annual Chanukah Festival and Jewish Book Fair in anticipation of the holiday, which will begin this year on the evening of Tuesday, December 12. 

Spotlight: Fighting food insecurity on the BU campus

According to a 2016 report by the National Campaign Against Student Hunger and Homelessness, “food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food – is common at colleges and universities across the country, potentially undermining the educational success of untold thousands of students.” 

Hanukkah House Museum to open on Nov. 30

Temple Concord’s Hanukkah House Museum, a seasonal teaching museum in the Kilmer Mansion, 9 Riverside Dr., Binghamton, will open for its 21st year on Thursday, November 30, at 5 pm.

BU Rabbi Moses Margolis Memorial Lecture to be held on Nov. 30

The Binghamton University Judaic Studies Department will hold its Rabbi Moses Margolis Memorial Lecture on Thursday, November 30, on the BU campus, Library Tower Room 2207, at 7:30 pm. 


Book Review: Short stories – part 1

Reading the short story collections for this review helped me articulate what types of stories appeal to me.


In My Own Words: Workplace harassment

I remember several decades ago a male colleague asking me, “How can you determine appropriate office behavior between men and women.” 

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