AJT Weekly
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Local News
Dahlonega Says ‘No’ to Nazis
By Roni Robbins
Counter-protesters far outnumbered those there for the “Patriot” rally which included reported KKK members and white supremacists.
Israeli Elections Don’t End Deadlock in Government Formation
By Jan Jaben-Eilon
With the status of Israel’s government still up in the air following recent elections, Atlanta community members share their thoughts on the potential outcomes.
Israel / President Rivlin’s ‘Declaration of Our Common Destiny’
By President Reuven Rivlin
Community / FIDF’s Second Annual Ride Rolls On
By Eddie Samuels
Path Forward After Vape-Related Deaths
By Eddie Samuels
Hear from some of Atlanta’s foremost experts and educators about the current state of vaping legislation, and what the next steps may be.
Local News
Fighting Anti-Semitism ‘For the Future of the Country’
By Dave Schechter
Elan Car, the top U.S. official focused on anti-Semitism addressed a packed house Sunday night at the Atlanta Jewish Academy at an event sponsored by the Atlanta Israel Coalition.
Local News / Intown Jewish Academy Bar Mitzvah Gala
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
Education / U.S. Sees Decline in International Student Enrollment
By Bob Bahr
Israeli Choreographer Teaching at Emory
By Kevin C. Madigan
Dafi Altabeb, the acclaimed Israeli choreographer, dancer, and musician, began a stint as a visiting professor at Emory University this fall.
Education / Oglethorpe President Has Strong Political Voice
By Bob Bahr
Education / The College Scene
By Mark L. Fisher
Redesigned Temple Sinai Built on Inclusion
By Bob Bahr
Get a look behind the scenes behind the thought processes behind Temple Sinai’s focus on inclusion in its renovations.
Atlanta’s 9/11 Day of Service
Rabbis Analia Bortz and Peter Berg were among those who spoke at Hands on Atlanta’s 9/11 Day of Service
Community / Brownies for Rescuers
Community / Cobb Firefighters Honored
Thank You, But Leave My Name Out Of It
By Dave Schechter
Dave’s work and condition provide him with a reason to learn more about the Mi Sheberach prayer.
MendenFreiman Adds Six Attorneys
By Eddie Samuels
Atlanta-area law firm MendenFreiman announced the hire of six new attorneys to their tax controversy team.
Business / New Judge of Medicare Hearings and Appeals
By Roni Robbins
Community / Temple Sinai Opens Full-Day Infant Room
Bat Mitzvah: Noa Horwitz Zusman
Have something to celebrate? Share it with your community with free AJT simcha announcements. Send info to submissions@atljewishtimes.com.
Kastin: Present and Future ‘Jet Setting’ Leadership
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
Get to know Avery Kastin, a native Atlantan who is a mainstay of local Jewish fundraising, arts and social events.
Andrea Hershatter
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
Atlanta is chock full of interesting movers and shakers. Lean in to hear some off-the-cuff remarks about what makes Andrea Hershatter tick.
The Last Class in Munkacs
By Bob Bahr
The Munkacs Hebrew Gymnasium was among the most progressive experiments in the history of Jewish secondary education.
Marlow’s = Elevated Menu
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
Learn about an Atlanta favorite and take a look at a modern menu sure to make you hungry.
Arts / Children’s Book Helps Kids Deal with Difficult Topic
By Robyn Spizman Gerson
Arts / Comedians Will Have You Laughing at the MJCCA
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
More Headlines
Closing Thoughts / Weighing Our Deeds
By Dr. Terry Segal
Lifecycles / Obituary: Lorraine Wender
Lifecycles / Obituary: Kenneth Winter Cohen
Opinion / Oy Vey: September 20, 2019
By Rachel Stein
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