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JFNA Board Chair Visits Austin

JFNA Board Chair Visits Austin

L-R: Lecia Sud, Julie Platt and Seth Halpern at Shalom Austin’s leadership breakfast. Credit: Shana Creeger By Shana Creeger On February 13, Julie Platt, Jewish Federations of North America’s Chair of the Board of Trustees, visited Austin for a meaningful day of...

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CEO Column- December 2023

CEO Column- December 2023

Shalom Austin CEO, Rabbi Daniel A. Septimus. Courtesy: Shalom Austin "My heart is in the east but I, I am at the edge of the west." These are the famous words written by Judah Halevi, a renowned rabbi, poet and philosopher, who expressed the ageless longing of the...

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A Helping Ride: JFS Offers Mobility Service

A Helping Ride: JFS Offers Mobility Service

Vinnie Hogan, Shalom Austin Transportation Specialist gives a ride to those in need. Credit: Rebecca Golden Shalom Austin Mobility is a service provided by Shalom Austin Jewish Family Service that provides transportation to adults over 60, and adults with mobility...

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