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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Shabbat Service

  Congregation Beth Israel will hold their annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Shabbat Service on Jan. 14 at 6 pm. In the past, CBI has honored Dr. King’s memory, work and enduring legacy by hosting leaders of the Civil Rights Movement such as Congressman John Lewis, activist and journalist Myrlie Evers-Williams and acclaimed public…

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Looking ahead with Jewish Family & Child Service

  Photo: Carolyn Weinstein interviews Larry and Renée Holzman for the unLuncheon. Photo by Jenn Director Knudsen For the second year, Jewish Family & Child Service will be holding a virtual unLuncheon to celebrate its caring community. The theme of this year’s event is “ Hope, Healing & Looking Ahead.” “This is not about the…

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Acts of Resistance: Love Stories of the Holocaust

  Photo: A wedding photo of Holocaust survivors married in the Weiden displaced persons camp in 1947. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of William and Helen Luksenburg In celebration of love and friendship on Valentine’s Day this weekend, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will be presenting its forthcoming Facebook Live virtual event on exploring how love…

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A Tale of Two Jewish Super Bowl Linemen

  Photo: Mitchell Schwartz, left, and Ali Marpet are two of the NFL’s few Jewish players. Here’s a football bet you probably could’ve gotten long odds on before the season started: each Super Bowl team having a Jewish offensive lineman. Both are standout players, but only one — Ali Marpet, a sixth-year pro for the…