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Hunting the Truth

If you’re looking for a great escape from the dark and cold days of winter, your search is over. All you have to do is snuggle up under a comfy blanket, pour yourself a cup of hot something…and bury yourself in a good book. Of course, everyone’s got their own idea of what constitutes a…

“Lion of Judah” founder Norma Wilson was a woman’s philanthropy visionary

Norma Kipnis-Wilson, women’s philanthropy visionary and co-founder of Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) innovative Lion of Judah program, died of lung cancer Wednesday, Dec. 15 in Aventura, Florida. She was 93. 

In 1970, when JFNA’s Jewish Women’s Philanthropy was still …

The incredible power of newborn stem cells

Recommended #1 by families and OB/GYNs, Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) is the world’s largest and most experienced newborn stem cell company. As part of our commitment to advancing the clinical applications of newborn stem cells, we have helped over 600 families use their cord blood samples…

BJ Players are back with “The Bee” on Feb. 5!

In January 2019, B’nai Jacob Players were deep into rehearsals for their upcoming production of the hit Broadway show "The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee." Then Covid hit. 

Now, almost three years after the show was canceled indefinitely (just two weeks shy of its April 2019 ope…

A Time to Come Together

I am not a big fan of winter. The days are short, the temperature is low and it feels like everyone hibernates a bit so we don’t see as many people in social settings.

I am a people person. I draw energy from being around others. Helping to create community has always been a big part of m…