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71st Kosher Dinner another success

Temple Beth Shalom drew its usual large crowd of about 2,000 people Sunday for its 71st annual Kosher Dinner. Diners enjoyed Kosher relishes, Challah, beef brisket, potato knishes, carrot tzimmes, Mediterranean spiced apples and chocolate rugalach while listening to live Jewish music. A gift shop was also set up, which …

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PHOTOS: 71st Kosher Dinner another success

Temple Beth Shalom drew its usual large crowd of about 2,000 people Sunday for its 71st annual Kosher Dinner. View photo gallery. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked …

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BRIEF: Professor to discuss U.S. policy and Christianity

On March 29 Whitworth University Professor of Modern Languages Lindy Scott will discuss the war in Iraq from the point of view of Just War Theory, Latin American governments, and Latin American churches and organizations. It's the third lecture in the university's 55th annual Great Decisions Lecture Series. “I trust …

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Finding similarities between Calvinism and feminism

By Tracy Simmons SpokaneFAVS.com On the heels of theologian John Calvin’s 500thbirthday, Whitworth University political science professor Julia Stronks will present her first Lindaman Chair lecture, “If a Calvinist had Coffee with a Feminist,” at 7 p.m. on March 28, according to a press release. Time Magazinehas called “new Calvinism” …

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BRIEF: Church to host “Godly Play Taster”

By Tracy Simmons SpokaneFAVS.com On March 24 St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a “Godly Play Taster.” Sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane and Ministry of the Christ Child, the day-long program will learn aboutseasonal (Lent/Easter) Godly play stories as well as provide time to practice the featured stories …

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BRIEF: Anti-corruption activist to speak at Gonzaga

Columbian author Ingrid Betancourt was kidnapped by rebels and spent six years living in captivity in the Columbian jungle. She'll tell her story of persecution and activism at 7 p.m. on March 28 atGonzaga's McCarthey Athletic Center. She'll discuss her ongoing efforts to free more than 700 people who remain …

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