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  • ‘Shul for Kids’ redefines concept of youth services

    By Jay Firestone

    January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Each week, a group of more than 120 congregants gather together at Kol Yakov Yehuda for their regular Shabbat prayer. The rabbi gives a sermon, the president makes announcements and the congregation follows along with the occasional chitchat, followed by a Kiddush. In addition to...
  • A Different Kind of Youth Program

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    For many teens, having a bar or bat mitzvah is both a beginning and an ending. According to Jewish tradition, the ceremony signifies a child's transition into manhood or womanhood. For some teens, it also marks the end of a structured Jewish education. Some kids dread Hebrew school...