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Jun 2019

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Top 7 Jewish Activities in Des Moines for Adults and Seniors

If you’re new to Des Moines or our active Jewish community, you may not be familiar with our city’s fun and educational activities for adults and seniors. We have a list of our favorites to share, including activities that allow you to connect with your heritage and strengthen your Jewish faith.

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May 2019

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Celina Karp Biniaz Returns to Share Her Survivor Story

There’s immense power in hearing the story of a Holocaust survivor in their own voice. As the number of living survivors dwindles rapidly, there are fewer people who were eyewitnesses to the earth-shattering events.

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Jewish Oral Histories

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Mar 2019

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Preserving Oral Histories of Iowa’s Jewish Past

How many times have you wished that you could hear a real person tell you what happened during an important event in history or tell you what their daily lives were like rather than just reading descriptions in a textbook?

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Synagogues in Iowa

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Feb 2019

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How to Find Jewish Temples and Synagogues in Iowa

Are you new to the state or moving to a new community? Maybe visiting friends or family here? If so, you might be wondering how to find congregations, temples or synagogues in Iowa.

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What Kids Learn in Preschool at Gan Shalom

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Jan 2019

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What Kids Learn in Preschool at Gan Shalom

What kids learn in preschool sets them up for future academic success and can help them build confidence and social skills for the years ahead.

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Oct 2018

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Welcome To Our New Website!

We’re excited to introduce you to our new Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines website! Through the new website, we worked to create a valuable tool for our community, updating information about our programs and making resources easier for you to find and use.

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If I Never Saw Another Butterfly

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Mar 2018

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Recap: If I Never Saw Another Butterfly

From February 9-18, 2018, the DM Young Artists’ Theatre and the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines welcomed the community to see If I Never Saw Another Butterfly, a play by Celeste Raspanti.

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