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Temple Jacob in Hancock Michigan Celebrates its Centennial Anniversary

Temple Jacob in Hancock, Michigan will mark its centennial anniversary with a 3 day celebration August 9–12, 2012.  This historic building, at the north end of the Portage Lift Bridge separating Houghton and Hancock, has its roots in the copper mining boom of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.   Preparations are under way for this once in a […]

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“License to Kvell,” New Blog from Author Joel Samberg, Stirs Up a Little Wit, Sarcasm & Introspection

Hartford, CT, USA, January 19, 2011—Journalist and author Joel Samberg, whose last book was called “Grandpa Had a Long One,” is the writer behind “License to Kvell,” a one-month-old humor/commentary blog with a Jewish twist. The blog, which appears most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at http://LicenseToKvell.blogspot.com, has been called ‘a kosher breath of fresh air’ […]

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New Website to Help Jewish Mourners Sit Shiva

ShivaConnect.com is a complimentary service for Jewish mourners and those wishing to express their condolences at a time of loss. After a year of intricate web design and programming, a mourner or caring friend can now create a Shiva Registry. It includes memorial service/funeral and shiva details (with interactive directions), mourners’ contact information, food notes, […]

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