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Momentum Men's Night Out Features Legendary Quarterback and World Renowned Jewish Educator
ImageThe Jewish Federation of Greater Austin is gearing up for the 7th Annual Momentum Men's Night Out event, taking place on Wednesday, February 4 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. 

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Austin Eruv Expected To Be Up and Running By February
By Tonyia Cone

Map depicts approximate Austin Eruv boundaries and is subject to change.The creation of an eruv  –  a technical boundary around a community that allows religiously observant Jews to carry objects on Shabbat – has been on the Austin Jewish community's to-do list for years.

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Brenham Synagogue Moving to New Life in Austin
By Corrie MacLaggan, The Texas Tribune
This article also appeared in the Sunday New York Times on December 14.


Oldest synagogue building in Texas is moving to the Dell Jewish Community Campus this month. BRENHAM – In Leon Toubin's dreams, Jewish life would again be vibrant in this city where he and his wife, Mimi, care for the B'nai Abraham synagogue where generations of his family worshipped.

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People's Community Clinic CEO Regina Rogoff Models Tikkun Olam
By Rebecca S. Cohen

Dr. Louis Appel, Chief Medical Officer and Director of PediatricsFour mornings a week Regina Rogoff rises at an hour when most of us are still waiting for the alarm clock to ring and heads to Lady Bird Lake to row, part of a crew of eight and a coxswain.

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Muslim Physician, Journalist and Activist Addresses Women's Rights, Israel's Security ...
Qanta Ahmed, MDQanta Ahmed, MD, a prominent British-American physician, human rights activist and journalist, will speak at the Jewish Community Center on Thursday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. on "A Muslim Voice for Women's Rights, Israel's Security and an End to Islamist Terror."

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Mapmaker, Mapmaker Kol Halev President Hangs on to History Through Restoration of Maps
By Tonyia Cone

Hal Weiner. Credit: Gary GerstenhaberHal Weiner is a jack of many trades.

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Ringing in the (Other) New Year
By Jay Rubin

Jay RubinI. Last month on the first night of Chanukah, Austin elected Steve Adler as Mayor. Steve is an active and generous participant in the Jewish community along with his wife Diane.

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Austin Elects New Mayor with Strong Ties to Jewish Community
By Julie Shaar

Steve AdlerOn the first night of Chanukah, Steve Adler defeated Mike Martinez in a runoff to become the next mayor of Austin.

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