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I Am My Beloved's: Austin Newcomer Offers Fresh Take on Jewish Wedding Ketubot
By Tonyia Cone

Photos courtesy: Jennifer RaichmanCouples looking for a ketubah that combines Jewish tradition with a modern aesthetic need look no further than Jennifer Raichman Modern Ketubot and Wedding Keepsakes.

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Mendy Levertov Returns to Austin to Continue Family Legacy at Chabad
By Tonyia Cone

Mussy and Rabbi Mendy Levertov. Credit: Moti Cohen After spending the last 13 years away from Austin, Rabbi Mendy Levertov has returned to continue a legacy his parents started building 30 years ago.

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Honoring the Hurts and Supporting the J
th LBJ Humanitarian Award Recipients, Debra & Brett Hurt,FALLFUSION 2014 Raises Over $153,000

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Austin Chevra Kadisha Conference Sheds Light on a Two-Thousand Year Old Tradition
By Rebecca S. Cohen

Credit: (Niv Shimshon/ Limmud FSU)"We are doing something that has been done in one form or another for 2,000 years," explains Fred Helms who heads Congregation Agudas Achim's Chevra Kadisha committee, the "holy society" of Jewish men and women who prepare the bodies of Jews for burial in a traditional manner.

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Inside Outlook: Austin's Altneuschul
By Jay Rubin

Jay RubinEurope's oldest active synagogue building is the 700 year old Altneuschul (Old New Synagogue), home of the legendary Golem in Prague's Jewish Quarter.

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JCAA Installs New Board and Unveils New Brand at Annual Meeting
Chair-Elect Dan Kraus, Past Chair David Brenner and Chair Joan Swartz. Photos Credit: Wendy R. CornThe 2014 Jewish Community Association of Austin (JCAA) 2014 annual meeting on October 7 attracted more than 200 attendees.

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