Issue 33

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Local News

Jewish Film Festival at Temple Beth-El in Ithaca concluding on Aug. 22

The Arts Committee of Temple Beth-El invites the community to its annual Jewish film festival with a series of three films this summer.

“GI Jews” to be shown at JCC Friendship Club

The PBS television show “GI Jews” will be shown at two JCC Friendship Club meetings, at the Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd.,Vestal, on Wednesdays, August 22 and 29, from 1:30-3 pm.


Book Review: As the gate begins to close

Many people who attend High Holiday services appreciate the seriousness of the days, but don’t understand the dramatic structure built into the rituals of the different services.


JFS Notes: We Remember You 2018

It may seem a bit early to be thinking about the High Holidays, but at Jewish Family Service the rhythm of life moves more quickly than the actual calendar, and I am always scurrying to meet deadlines and pay attention to details so that JFS programs flow smoothly. 

In My Own Words: Two quests

According to the website Literary Terms, “a quest is a journey that someone takes in order to achieve a goal or complete an important task.”

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