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  • Tahitian Jews make do on their island paradise

    By Ben Frank

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

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    Bright morning sunlight illuminates the synagogue floor as Francois Yonah Poul sits alone in a dark corner wrapped in a tallit and tefillin.

    Praying in the Quarter Fariipiti of the bustling port city of Papeete, the 48-year-old Poul is among those trying to keep the...

  • After 45 Years,

    By Marilyn Zeitlin

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Berkeley, 1959. The Berkeley Gazette announced the marriage of two students at Temple Beth El. It was a small wedding performed by Rabbi Axelrod. Our parents didn't come, our relatives didn't come; they were afraid to fly from the East Coast. I wore a borrowed dress. There was no...