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Read the July 11, 2014 Digital Issue

| July 11, 2014 | Reply
Read the July 11, 2014 Digital Issue

Staycation Issue. Also, featuring: Jews Making News, Tell & K’vell, Community News, Your Tools for Living, Whats Happening and more.

Read the May 9th AJT Digital Issue

| May 12, 2014 | Reply
Read the May 9th AJT Digital Issue

Summer Camp and Education Issue. Also, featuring: Jews Making News, Tell & K’vell, Community News, Your Tools for Living, Whats Happening and more.

Education

Senior Cameron Frostbaum Receives North Springs’ Most Prestigious Award

| June 20, 2014 | Reply
Senior Cameron Frostbaum Receives North Springs’ Most Prestigious Award

AWARD GIVEN TO “BEST ALL-AROUND MEMBER OF THE SENIOR CLASS” SPECIAL FOR THE AJT North Springs Charter High School is proud to announce that recent graduate Cameron Frostbaum is the recipient of the 2014 AJC Cup, the school’s most prestigious award given to the “best all-around member of the senior class.” The award is sponsored […]

New Trunks for Georgia’s Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

| June 17, 2014 | Reply
New Trunks for Georgia’s Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

“STANDING UP AND PROTECTING EQUALITY IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR” SPECIAL FOR THE AJT A total of 20 new trunks decorated for the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust are now on display at the Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 exhibit in Sandy Springs. The trunks will join a collection of over 50 trunks currently in circulation throughout the state […]

Arts & Life

Jews Making News: “Suits’” Gabriel Macht Returns for Season 4

| June 25, 2014 | Reply
Jews Making News: “Suits’” Gabriel Macht Returns for Season 4

“Suit’s” Gabriel Macht Returns for Season 4 USA Network drama, “Suits,” returned to television on June 11 for its fourth season. Set in a fictional New York City law firm, the series follows a brilliant college-dropout, Mike Ross, who finds himself working with one of the best lawyer’s in New York City, Harvey Specter. Gabriel […]

How I Spoiled My Southern, Jewish Dog

| June 25, 2014 | Reply
How I Spoiled My Southern, Jewish Dog

TALES OF A DOG OWNER’S MISSTEPS By Cliff Mazer , Ph.D SPECIAL FOR THE AJT  Early in my career, I saw a young Jewish couple who claimed their biggest problem was conflict over what kind of dog food to feed their Schnauzer Skippy. I helped them to negotiate their dietary differences but thought to myself […]

Columns

Some Solace in the Murder of the Three Israelis

| July 10, 2014 | Reply
Some Solace in the Murder of the Three Israelis

OUR POPULATION IS SMALL IN NUMBERS, BUT TREMENDOUS IN STRENGTH  By Rachel Lavictore AJT CONTRIBUTOR All day, I’ve been struggling to sit down and write this article. Not because I was avoiding work or busy with other things, but solely because of how difficult I knew this would be. All over the world, there are […]

Strut This Way…

| June 25, 2014 | Reply
Strut This Way…

A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE By Shaindle Schmuckler AJT CONTRIBUTOR I don’t remember going on many family trips when I was little. My family, for most of our lives, would drive up to the mountains to spend the summer at the bungalow colony in Highland Mills, New York. The car would be packed to […]

D'Var Torah

Parshat Chukat: Change is Healthy and Natural

| June 27, 2014 | Reply
Parshat Chukat: Change is Healthy and Natural

OUR MODE OF CHANGE AND INNOVATION IS THE CORRECTING OF MISTAKES By Rachel Lav Ictoirei AJT CONTRIBUTOR  “We,” as a construct of our smaller communities – our close family, friends, maybe even a neighborhood – are interactive, and are therefore always growing our relationships and changing as needed. Finally, “we,” as a general “we” of […]

Parashat Sh’lach L’cha

| June 17, 2014 | Reply
Parashat Sh’lach L’cha

SEEING THE DIVINE WITHIN US ALL By Rabbi Elana E. Perry SPECIAL FOR THE AJT “Seeing is believing” as the old adage goes. But sometimes seeing is not believing. Sometimes the things we see do not reflect reality. And sometimes, there are things that are only seen if we believe in them first. This is one of the lessons of this week’s Torah […]

Business/Finance

The Weinstein Center for Adult Day Services to Close This Month

| June 25, 2014 | Reply
The Weinstein Center for Adult Day Services to Close This Month

HEALTH, SAFETY OF ITS MEMBERS WAS KEY DECISION FACTOR Alex Estroff STAFF WRITER The Weinstein Center for Adult Day Services, located on the MJCCA campus, has issued a notice to the families who benefit from their services, informing them that the center will be closing at month’s end. The decision to do so was the final […]

David Skid Named to President’s Club at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

| June 20, 2014 | Reply
David Skid Named to President’s Club at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

THE APPOINTMENT RECOGNIZES DAVID’S CONSISTENT CREATIVITY AND EXCELLENCE SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Morgan Stanley announced that Mr. David Skid, a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor in its Wealth Management office in Atlanta, has been named to the Firm’s prestigious President’s Club, an elite group composed of the firm’s leading Financial Advisors. The appointment recognizes David’s […]

Recent Articles

What’s Happening: Week of July 11, 2014

What’s Happening: Week of July 11, 2014

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

Sat., July 12 Ethiopian Reggae in Atlanta. Israel’s leading World-Reggae band, Zvuloon Dub System to perform at The Variety Playhouse in Little Five Points on July 12 at 8:30 p.m. The eight-piece band sings in English and Amharic with some of the cream of Israeli underground musicians. Ticket prices are $15 in advance/$17.50 day of […]

Helen Marie Stern, 58, Sandy Springs

Helen Marie Stern, 58, Sandy Springs

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

Helen Marie Stern, 58, of Sandy Springs, died on Sat., June 28. Daughter of Marjorie Gross Stern and Samuel Marion Stern, she was a true Renaissance woman interested in all of the Arts, travel, and especially the movies. Helen was an avid volunteer and worked tirelessly on behalf of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. She […]

Rose Caroline Sugarman, 6, Atlanta

Rose Caroline Sugarman, 6, Atlanta

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

Rose Caroline Sugarman, died peacefully and gracefully in her sleep at her home in Atlanta on Fri., June 27, after an eight-month battle with a brain tumor. Rose would have been seven on her next birthday, Aug., 6. Throughout her life, and especially during illness, Rose brought joy to and was surrounded by loving family and […]

Alta Saltzman, 103

Alta Saltzman, 103

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

Alta Saltzman aged 103, died on Sunday, June 22. Beloved wife of the late Avraham Saltzman. Devoted mother of the late Lydia (late Alfred) Lewin. Cherished grandmother of Scott (Stacy) Lewin and Howard (Stephanie) Lewin. Loving Bubby of Sara, Alex, Aaron and Laura Lewin. Graveside Services and Interment were held at New Light Cemetery. Arrangements […]

Sylvia Weinberg Friedberg, 95, Atlanta

Sylvia Weinberg Friedberg, 95, Atlanta

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

Sylvia Weinberg Friedberg, age 95, a native of Atlanta, died June 25. She was a devoted wife of 72 years and a constant companion to her husband, Leonard, who died February 15 of this year. She dearly cherished and adored him and is beside him once again. Sylvia is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, […]

Shirley Shapiro Sonenshine, 79, Atlanta

Shirley Shapiro Sonenshine, 79, Atlanta

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

Mrs. Shirley Shapiro Sonenshine, 79 of Atlanta passed away on Sat., June 28 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. Shirley was born in Augusta, Ga and grew up in Wagener, S.C. where she graduated from Wagener High School. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Myer and Fannie Shapiro and her husband Phil Sonenshine […]

Reform Congregation Lays Foundation in Marietta

Reform Congregation Lays Foundation in Marietta

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

FOUNDED IN 2006, NER TAMID WELCOMES ALL SPECIAL FOR THE AJT After several challenges, a west Cobb area synagogue and religious school is finally moving in to its first permanent location, 1349 Old Hwy 41, Suite 220, Marietta, in the Kennesaw Mountain Business Park, just east of the Kennesaw Mountain Visitor Center, close to its […]

Millman 50th Wedding Anniversary

Millman 50th Wedding Anniversary

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

SPECIAL FOR THE AJT  In August 2014, Dale and Richard Millman will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary. They’ve been active in the Atlanta Jewish community for all 32 years they have lived in Atlanta. Dale worked for the Atlanta Jewish Federation at the Atlanta Jewish Community Center as the 1st Director of Soviet Acculturation. She […]

“Bravo” You did it AGAIN

“Bravo” You did it AGAIN

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

GREAT HOSPITALITY MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE By Kaylene Rudy SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Have you ever stayed at a hotel that had bad customer service or just stared at you when you asked the front desk for assistance? I certainly have. And when you have to spend vacation time upset because of bad customer service […]

Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s Oldest Landmark

Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s Oldest Landmark

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

“ATLANTA’S MOST TANGIBLE LINK BETWEEN THE PAST AND THE PRESENT.” SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Spanning 48 acres just east of downtown Atlanta, Oakland Cemetery is the city’s oldest historic and cultural landmark and one of Atlanta’s largest green spaces. The late historian Franklin Garrett called Oakland Cemetery “Atlanta’s most tangible link between the past and […]

TFI WORKS Keeps AJC Road Race T-shirt Secret

TFI WORKS Keeps AJC Road Race T-shirt Secret

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

JF&CS HAVE KEPT THEIR LIPS SEALED FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Organized by the Atlanta Track Club, the annual AJC Peachtree Road Race is the largest 10K in the world and it brings thousands of runners and spectators to Atlanta every Fourth of July. At the end of the race, runners […]

What Do You Do When G-d Says No?

What Do You Do When G-d Says No?

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

HOW TO RESPOND TO THE DEATH OF THREE YOUNG BOYS By Shlomo Pinkus AJT ISRAEL CORRESPONDENT    The entire world suffered a great loss last week, three boys lost, three families torn, three mothers crying. We hoped, we prayed, we learned, and we cried. We unified together as a nation across many lands and oceans […]

Israel Scout Friendship Caravan Assif in Atlanta

Israel Scout Friendship Caravan Assif in Atlanta

| July 3, 2014 | Reply

A TASTE OF ISRAEL IN OUR BACKYARD SPECIAL FOR THE AJT For more than three decades the Israel Scout Friendship Caravan, or the Tzofim, have been touring the U.S., and performing in the Atlanta area, bringing a love of Israel through song and dance-a wonderful evening of entertainment, bringing Israel to us, with love. The […]

Temple Kol Emeth’s Candlelight Vigil for Abducted Israeli Teens

Temple Kol Emeth’s Candlelight Vigil for Abducted Israeli Teens

| July 3, 2014 | Reply

LIFE CONTINUES, YET WE KNOW WE WILL NEVER FORGET THE SORROW SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Temple Kol Emeth, a reform congregation in East Cobb County, hosted a candlelight vigil on July 1 for the three Israeli teens that were kidnapped and found dead on June 30 in the West Bank. The event took place in […]

Chabad of Cobb Celebrates their 2nd Torah Inauguration

Chabad of Cobb Celebrates their 2nd Torah Inauguration

| July 3, 2014 | Reply

MUCH LIKE THE JEWISH PEOPLE, NO ONE LETTER IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANOTHER  SPECIAL FOR THE AJT On Sun., May 4, Chabad of Cobb had the honor of celebrating their second Torah Inauguration within Cobb County. The community was in full attendance as friends, families, and members of the congregation gathered to witness the historic […]

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