Masks are highly encouraged when entering our building. We continue to monitor CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all clients, volunteers, and staff.

Rabbi Howard Wolk

How you can help the Indigent Burial Program

The Indigent Burial Program is a cooperative effort between JFS, Chevra Kadisha of Dallas, The Foundation of the Federation, Shearith Israel, Temple Emanuel, Tiferet Israel, Dallas Jewish Funeral Home, Restland and Sparkman/Hillcrest. Every Jewish person should receive a traditional Jewish burial even when there are not adequate finances available from the individual or his or …

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What is Hanukkah?

The Talmud (Tractate Shabbat, 21a) poses the query: “What is Hanukkah?”  The Talmud then tells us the basic outline of the holiday story- the miraculous victory of the Maccabees over the Greek-Syrians, which culminated in the public lighting of the seven-branched Menorah of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Says the Talmud: Na’aseh Bo Nays – a miracle happened, and …

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