November 28, 2014 / 6th of Kislev, 5775
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    By Amy Sessler Powell In the torch song, Good Morning Heartache, Billie Holiday sings, “Good morning heartache thought we said goodbye last night, I turned and tossed ’til it seemed you had gone, But here you are with the dawn.” Some say the lyrics refer to a lover... Read More
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      As October comes to a close, so does the 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Month. How will JF&CS Journey to Safety measure the impact of our awareness-raising efforts this month? If one person sees our Love Should Be Safe poster in a store window or on a synagogue bulletin... Read More
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    Who says stuffing has to include bread? This gluten-free recipe combines quinoa with traditional mix-ins such as onions, celery, cranberries and walnuts. But the key to achieving the crispy crust akin to bread stuffing is fried leeks. Their crunch and sweetness will appeal to every one of... Read More
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    While Halloween may not exactly be a Jewish holiday, it’s still a fun holiday to get creative and spend time with friends and family. (And really, what’s more Jewish than that?!) Purim rivals Halloween on the costume front, but in the realm of jack-o-lanterns, Halloween has a... Read More
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    The new season of Israeli soccer began last month and so far it’s been a season without too many surprises. Here’s the list of predictable things: The usual three suspects are at the top of the table, as HaPoel Kiryat Shmonah, Maccabi Tel Aviv, and HaPoel Be’er Sheva are... Read More
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    If you’re hosting a Halloween party this weekend, forget the spiced pumpkin Yankee Candle; the aroma of roasted pumpkin seeds fills a kitchen with the scents of fall. And those scents can vary depending on your tastes. Chances are you’ve roasted pumpkin seeds before. Simply... Read More
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    Instant messaging on smartphones can be used for many things. In the Ezer Mizion Family, it is used to see how we can help? Does someone have a problem?  Is help needed here? There? Are you in the area? Does your schedule allow you to make a detour? Do you have the equipment/expertise to be... Read More
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    This year, once again, thousands gathered at Ezer Mizion’s annual Simchat Beit Ha’shoevah celebration for children and youths with special needs. The children were joined by their families, their dedicated volunteer counselors and many others who came to share in the happening. The... Read More
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    Posted by Robin Kahn This past Friday Rimma Zelfand, JF&CS CEO, and I attended the Top 100 Women-Led Business breakfast at the Seaport Boston Hotel. The event was sponsored by the Commonwealth Institute and the Boston Globe Magazine and honored women who lead diverse organizations... Read More
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    I had to drop eye contact before asking the question. Then I just had to name the uncomfortable degree of shyness I was experiencing. “I can’t believe I’m asking this, but it just seems to me like an orgasm is a direct shot of electricity to the brain, and probably a really bad... Read More
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