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Donna Segal, Volunteer Extraordinaire

Donna Segal and her family have been members of the J for more than 50 years. From her daughters attending and later working at summer camp and as lifeguards at the pool to her and her husband using the Mordoh Fitness Center to “rebuild their strength and soul” after they each had life-threatening surgery, Donna has an appreciation for all …

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Jews Telling Jokes–Old and Otherwise

Who knows when Jewish Humor began? Nu, there is humor in the Torah and the Mishnah. Getting a little closer to home, American comedy would be very different if not for Jewish humorists. Here, in no particular order is a tiny sampling of the Jewish people who have made America laugh. See if you recognize any of them-Jon Stewart, the …

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Book Review: Truth Be Told

Jane Ryland is having a bad day. She is slogging through her current job as the only reporter for an online edition of the local Boston newspaper after her unfair firing from television news for refusing to reveal a source. While decidedly less glamorous, this job pays the bills, which is reassuring when she is covering the seemingly endless evictions …

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