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Joshua Nelson
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By Robert Wiener, New Jersey Jewish News When he was 8 years old, Joshua Nelson made a discovery that would influence his entire life. Buried within his grandmother’s record collection he found a Mahalia Jackson album which included the song, Walk in Jerusalem. “I had heard gospel music before, but

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Dr. Elisha Waldman. Photo: Michael Lionstar.
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By Judy Bolton-Fasman, JewishBoston.com When Elisha Waldman, a pediatric oncologist, moved to Israel more than a decade ago, he was determined to make a difference in the lives of his patients at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. As he chronicles in his memoir, This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish,

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Becoming a Jew, living as a Jew, and surviving as a Jew are themes at the core of this year’s Cultural Arts & Book Fest, which the JCC presents from Oct. 7 through Nov. 7. Toward Judaism Though Judaism is not a proselytizing

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