Jewish Press Archives

Welcome to the Archive of the Jewish Press, where we have digital copies of the Press from the past 15+ years. Within each Volume, there are 4-6 issues.

Volume 34, 2017-2018

Inside Issue 1:

  • President’s Message
  • Community Report
  • Celina Karp Biniaz Event Information
  • High Holiday Schedules
  • Celebrations within the Community

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Torah Talk with David Friedgood
  • Chef Du Jour with Karen Engman
  • Remembering Ella Vilsack
  • Drake BSS Teachers
  • IJHS Updates Celina Recap

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Passover Seders and Celebrations in the Community
  • Chef de Jour by Karen Engman
  • Torah Talk by Doctor David Friedgood
  • Celebrating Israel’s 70th
  • New Drake Hillel Location Grand Opening
  • Kids Passover Activity Pages

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Torah Talk
  • Chef de Jour
  • Sheila Jordan Feature
  • IJHS Wins Award
  • Graduates

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Volume 33, 2016-2017

Inside Issue 1:

  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • Jewish Film Series
  • High Holiday Schedules
  • Global Day of Jewish Learning

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Jewish Film Series
  • WDM Officials Trip to Israel
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • IJHS Celebrates 20 Years

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Upcoming Events
  • Torah Talk/Chef du Jour
  • Summer Camp Information
  • Drake Hillel Updates
  • Passover Seder in the Community

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Tom Friedman Event
  • Community Report
  • Gan Shalom Graduation
  • BSS End of the Year Party
  • Celina Karp Biniaz Event
  • 2017 Graduates

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Volume 32, 2015-2016

Inside Issue 1:

  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Meet Mark Davis, Development Dir.
  • Holiday Message From Our Rabbis
  • Sports Page by Larry Deutch
  • Iran Deal Perspectives

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Diana Bletter, Israeli Author
  • Sign Up for ECS Winter Camp
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Sports Page by Larry Deutch
  • Israel Commentary

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • From Our Rabbis
  • Building Community Cohesion
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • May 4 Holocaust Commemoration
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society
  • Community Passover Seders

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Upcoming Community Programs
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • In Profile: Sherida Josephson
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Memorial – Hanna Gradwohl
  • Rabbi Columns

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Upcoming P2G Programs
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Holocaust Survival Stories
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Rabbi Columns

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Volume 31, 2014-2015

Inside Issue 1:

  • 100th Anniversary Festivities
  • President’s Message
  • 100th Anniversary Gala
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Community Report
  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk By David Friedgood
  • Prospective Trip to Jewish Cuba
  • Chef du Jour By Karen Engman
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Community Report
  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Fred Lorber Honored
  • Global Day of Jewish Learning

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Community Report
  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • European Anti-Semitism

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Inside Issue 5:

  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Our Community: G & L Clothing
  • IJHS: 100 Years of Jewish Cooking

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Inside Issue 6:

  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Our Community: PDS
  • IJHS: New Exhibit

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Volume 30, 2013-2014

Inside Issue 1:

  • President’s Message
  • Engman Camp Shalom
  • Gan Shalom Preschool to Open
  • Rabbi David Saperstein – Sept 16
  • The Iowa Holocaust Memorial

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Inside Issue 2:

  • President’s Message
  • Beit Sefer Shalom Begins
  • Gan Shalom Preschool Now Open
  • Tailgate at the Terrace
  • The Life Center Celebration

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Community Activities Report
  • President’s Message
  • Teen Columnist – Sammi Sobel
  • 100th Anniversary Festivities
  • The Iranian Nuclear Deal

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Community Activities Report
  • President’s Message
  • Teen Columnist – Sammi Sobel
  • 100th Anniversary Festivities
  • Mitzvah Day

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Inside Issue 5:

  • 100th Anniversary Festivities
  • President’s Message
  • Engman Camp Shalom
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 6:

  • 100th Anniversary Festivities
  • President’s Message
  • Recent Graduates
  • Chef du Jour: Karen Engman
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Volume 29, 2012-2013

Inside Issue 1:

  • Rabbinal Perspective Rabbi Bolel
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Chuck Kuba
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman
  • Holiday Schedules

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Rabbi’s Corner: Rabbi Edelman-Blank
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Janelle Jaskolka
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Inside Issue 3:

  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Stephen Blend
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Inside Issue 4:

  • President’s Message
  • Executive Director’s Message
  • In Profile: Orli Gulani
  • Senior Volunteer Recognition
  • IJHS Honors Talia Leman, April 14

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Community Activities Report
  • Executive Director’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Federation Phonathon
  • IJHS Collection Corner

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Community Activities Report
  • President’s Message
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • IJHS Collection Corner
  • Graduates 2013

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Volume 28, 2011-2012

Inside Issue 1:

  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Caspe Programming Fall Line-Up
  • Humor by David Moskowitz
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Caspe Programming Fall Line-Up
  • The Lions and the Pomegranates
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Humor by David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman
  • Caspe Terrace Programming
  • The Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Upcoming Jewish Holidays
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Humor by David Moskowitz
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Message From the President
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman
  • The Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Message From the President
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • Humor by David Moskowitz
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Volume 27, 2010-2011

Inside Issue 1:

  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • Engman Camp Shalom
  • David Moskowitz on Mel Gibson
  • Chef du Jour: Marilyn Hurwitz
  • IJHS Jews Love Baseball Event

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Inside Issue 2:

  • JFCS Groundbreaking Event Nov 7
  • Torah Talk – David Friedgood
  • Campaign Kick-Off
  • David Moskowitz: Goodbye America!
  • Chef du Jour: David Adelman

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Choosing a Synagogue: Jill Marks
  • Torah Talk – David Friedgood
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Insights By Michelle Garland
  • IJHS Receives Grant

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Meet Rabbi Aryeh “Leib” Bolel
  • JFCS Zuckert Education Fund
  • Book Review by Neil Salowitz
  • Jewish TV by David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Free Jewish Genetic Testing
  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman
  • Caspe Heritage Gallery Open House

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • The Pesky Diner: Jarad Bernstein
  • Satire by David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour by Karen Engman
  • Recent Graduates – Mazel Tov!

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Volume 26, 2009-2010

Inside Issue 1:

  • JFED Community School Schedule
  • “The Case for Israel” Sept 15
  • Chefs du Jour Abrams & Engman
  • Israeli Jazz Pianist Sept 14
  • IJHS Patron Dinner Oct 25

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Breast Cancer  – Stories of Courage
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Mark John Conley
  • Jewish Hobbies by David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour: Kaiti Muelhaupt

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Jewish Education
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • Senior News
  • The Holidays by David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour: Jami Schnoebelen

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Holocaust Memorial April 11
  • Israeli Celebration April 19
  • Camp Shalom Registration March 7
  • Jazz at Caspe Terrace March 2
  • Cantor Bletstein Concert April 25

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Jewish Education
  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Dr. Alan Koslow
  • Chef du Jour: Beth Ohringer
  • IJHS Patron Dinner May 23

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • Summer Activities – David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour: Shari Engman
  • Profile: Julie Seidenfeld-Olasky
  • IJHS Jews Love Baseball – Aug 8

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Volume 25, 2008-2009

Inside Issue 1:

  • Torah Talk – With David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Cindy Statman
  • On the Road With David Moskowitz
  • Jewish Flood Relief
  • IJHS Fall Event

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Torah Talk – With David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Cathy Lesser Mansfield
  • On the Road With David Moskowitz
  • Next Generation by Robin Bear
  • IJHS Fall Event Program – Dinner

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Senior Care Meals Available
  • Insights – Barb Hirsch-Giller
  • On the Road With David Moskowitz
  • IJHS Fall Event Coverage
  • Sukkah at Iowa Hunger Summit

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Holocaust Author Speaks April 29
  • Torah Talk:David Friedgood
  • On the Road With David Moskowitz
  • Chef du Jour: Tali Greenspon
  • IJHS – Jews Love Fun!

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Consul General Gil
  • 30th Anniversary Teacher’s Institute
  • American Options: David Moskowitz
  • IJHS – Jews Love Baseball July 12

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Torah Talk: David Friedgood
  • How Will Your Donation Be Used?
  • Advice Column: David Moskowitz
  • Pomegranate Luncheon
  • Drake’s Holocaust Oratorio

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Volume 24, 2007-2008

Inside Issue 1:

  • Jewish Agency Aids Refugees
  • United Way Donors
  • President’s Message
  • Travelers Reflect
  • Chef du Jour: Harriet Feder

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Torah Talk – Truth
  • Consolation, Justice and Healing
  • Save the Environment
  • Chef du Jour: Ron Rosenblatt
  • Story of a Daughter of Zion

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Inside Issue 3:

  • In Profile: Frank Marcovis
  • Jeli Classes, Begin Jan 13, Feb 18
  • Torah Talk – Isaac’s Legacy
  • Chef du Jour: Gwen Grier
  • IJHS Fall Event

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Celebrate Israel @ 60 – The List
  • IJHS Waukee Arts Council Events
  • Torah Talk – With David Friedgood
  • Rabbi’s Perspective: Rabbi Padorr
  • On the Road with David Moskowitz

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Engman Camp Shalom News
  • Torah Talk – With David Friedgood
  • Rabbi’s Perspective: Rabbi Kaufman
  • On the Road with David Moskowitz
  • In Profile: Sara Coleman

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Inside Issue 6:

  • JFCS Celebrates Israel @ 60
  • Torah Talk – With David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Neil Salowitz
  • On the Road with David Moskowitz
  • Lions and Pomegranates

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Volume 23, 2006-2007

Inside Issue 1:

  • From the President
  • Annual Report ’05-’06
  • Israel Crisis Fund
  • Joyce Swartz – Chef du Jour
  • Next Generation – Pauline Altman

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Inside Issue 2:

  • DM Art Center Classes at Caspe
  • Salowitz on the Gala
  • Lion of Judah Conference
  • Nov. 16 Obsession Film at Caspe

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Inside Issue 3:

  • DM Art Center Classes at Caspe
  • Torah Talk With David Friedgood
  • Ahmadinejad in his Own Words
  • Matthew Bucksbaum Honored
  • How I Met Linda Fishman

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Jeli Adult Education Classes
  • Engman Camp Shalom Registration
  • JFS College Scholarships
  • In Profile: Phil Schneider
  • Next Generation Jonah Sloven

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Torah Talk by David Friedgood
  • In Profile: Laura Bernstein
  • Lion of Judah & Pomegranates
  • Chef du Jour Hanna Gradwohl
  • Next Generation: Elliot Bear

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Inside Issue 6:

  • New Column- Rabbi’s Perspective
  • 2006-2007 Report
  • Nuclear Iran Realized
  • Recent Graduates
  • Lions and Pomegranates

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Volume 22, 2005-2006

Inside Issue 1:

  • NORC – Oasis News
  • Watermarks Screening Sept 27-28
  • Care Meals
  • Rosenblatt Brings Home Gold

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Inside Issue 2:

  • 92nd Street Y Series Continues
  • Love Letters at the Caspe Terrace
  • B’nai Tzedek Youth Program
  • Scott Koslow: Next Generation
  • Iowa Jewish Historical Society

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Inside Issue 3:

  • 92nd Street Y Series Continues
  • UN Proclaims Jan 27 Holocaust Day
  • In Profile: Jerry Geller

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Inside Issue 4:

  • 92nd Street Y Series Continues
  • Women’s Seder April 2
  • Holocaust Commemoration April 24
  • Scholarships Available

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Beautiful Women’s Workshop May 7
  • Blumenthals to Chair ’07 Kick-Off
  • Engman Camp Shalom Begins June

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Donors Recognition Policy
  • Lions and Pomegranates in NY
  • Planning & Budgeting Allocations
  • Sally Frank on DC Darfur Rally

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Volume 21, 2004-2005

Inside Issue 1:

  • Your United Way Gift
  • Community Calendar Now Online
  • Project Elijah
  • Crisis in Sudan

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Senior News
  • IJHS Fall Event
  • B’nai Mitzvah
  • View from Israel
  • Dorice Bassewitz, Chef du Jour

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Tu B’Shvat
  • Chef du Jour
  • Bar Mitzvah
  • Next Generation
  • IJHS Film Series

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Inside Issue 4:

  • Live Broadcasts – 92nd Street Y
  • Letters from the President
  • IJHS Film Series Continues
  • Women’s Workshops

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Inside Issue 5:

  • Des Moines Rabbinical Statement
  • Women’s Division Gallery of Honor
  • Passing of John Paul II

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Community Unity Statement
  • Melton Graduates
  • Care Meals
  • B’nai Mitzvah
  • Gradutes 2005

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Volume 20, 2003-2004

Inside Issue 1:

  • Message From Federation President
  • DMJA Offers Ten Full Scholarships
  • High Holiday Schedules
  • IJHS Exhibit Opens November 9
  • B’nai Mitzvah

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Operation Good Mensch Nov 19
  • All-In-Campaign: A Thank You
  • Levitas: Antisemitism Growing
  • IJHS Exhibit Opens November 9
  • Visit Decorah Museum Exhibit

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Bi-Partisan Caucus Training Jan 11
  • New! Next Generation by Robin Bear
  • New! Book Notes by Simma Stein

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Inside Issue 4:

  • The Women’s Constituency
  • Mikvah Fund
  • Education News
  • Ames Public Library Issue
  • Senior Activities

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Inside Issue 5:

  • New Program Introduces B’nai Mitzvah Students to Philanthropy
  • Jewish Perspectives on Gibson Movie

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Project Elijah Update
  • George Will On New US Policy
  • B’nai Mitzvah
  • Community News
  • New IJHS Exhibit on Jewish Military

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Inside Issue 7:

  • In Profile: The Heifetz Family
  • Next Generation: Betsy Rosenblatt
  • Chef du Jour: Craig Shadur
  • Community News

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Volume 19, 2002-2003

Inside Issue 1:

  • Good Mensch Set for October 20
  • Reflections on September 11
  • Holiday Greetings
  • Hilfiger Rumor Debunked
  • Trip to Jewish Moscow

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Inside Issue 2:

  • Vote November 5
  • Photographer Leiserowitz to Visit
  • Why Reason & Justice Are on Israel’s Side
  • Jewish Book Fair, Nov 10 & 17
  • Dorice Bassewitz, Chef du Jour

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Inside Issue 3:

  • Israeli Film Series Starts Dec 9
  • Real People, True Stories
  • Community Hanukkah Event
  • Shabbat Across Des Moines
  • Solidarity Mission to Israel

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Inside Issue 4:

  • College Scholarships
  • Special Pull-Out Section: ” How to Talk to Your Friends About Israel”
  • Israeli Films April 5 and 6
  • The New Jewish Poor

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Inside Issue 5:

  • A Thank You!
  • Special Pull-Out Section: ” How to Talk to Your Friends About Israel”
  • Engman Camp Shalom News

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Inside Issue 6:

  • Camp Shalom June 16-Aug 8
  • Community Mission to Israel Nov 9-20
  • Israeli Scouts Perform July 21
  • Temple Installing Rabbi Kaufman June 13
  • IJHS Genealogy Society Forms June 22

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