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Our friend Rod Minkin, who has helped us out over the years with a variety of photos, celebrated his birthday recently. During a Sukkot gathering at the home of Ace Allen and Donna Oberstein, Allen, chair of the board of the Jewish Community Center, presents Minkin with a surprise birthday dessert. Photo by Scott Fishman

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This photo of the mangled sukkah at Kansas State University was taken after it was moved from the parking lot where it was found back to campus grounds.

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Mitzvah Garden KC probably set the official record for the most sweet potatoes harvested by hand, 447.6 pounds, within one hour on Oct. 8, 2017. The record will need to be verified by Guinness World Records officials. About 20 volunteers contributed to this momentous occasion, which, according to Ken Sonnenschein is actually about ‘doing something way more important ... feeding the hungry of our community.’ Above, Olivia (7) and Reese (5) Gonsher show off two of the supersized sweet potatoes they helped harvest Sunday.

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Mark Feuerstein as Josh, Liza Lapira as Eve, David Walton as Andrew, Linda Lavin as Judy and Elliott Gould as Harry in a scene from the new CBS sitcome ‘9JKL.’

NEW YEAR BABY — The first Shabbos of the new year started off with extra excitement for those at BIAV on Saturday, Sept. 23. Services are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and just about the time they were expected to start, a minivan pulled into the parking lot.

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The planning committee for Village Shalom’s 2017 Ages of Excellence Celebration includes Board of Director James Klein (from left), Lisa Ruben, Jill Shapiro, Board of Directors Chairperson Karen Glickstein, Board of Directors and event Co-Chairs Alana Muller and Allison Berey, Kristin Schultz and Board of Director David Spizman.

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A Sukkah for All: Sukkot, Social Justice & Celebration will take place at The Manheim Park + Garden, 4229 Forest Kansas City, Missouri, by Congregation Kol Ami’s sukkah.

Motivated by their shared Jewish values, JVS, Jewish Family Services (JFS) and Congregation Kol Ami are collaborating to establish a Jewish Partnership for Justice and Service, which hopes to create meaningful opportunities throughout the year that will allow Jews of all ages and observances to celebrate and live out their Jewish values and Judaism’s obligation to repair the world.

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