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Lawrence Tabak

What does a writer do when he discovers his son doesn’t like to read? He sets out to write a book he hopes will interest his son.

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Kansas Citian Jay Macey Rosenblum is no stranger to history. Long after earning his bachelor’s degree in Western European History, Rosenblum continued his lifelong interest of studying the past. And after more than 20 years of listening to a story play in his head, he decided to put pen to paper and wrote a book he hopes will live with readers for decades to come.

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ADL In Concert Against Hate honorees included Lukas Losen (front row, from left); Mindy Corporon; David Friedman, ADL Washington, D.C., Regional Director; Melinda Corporon, Alissa LaManno, and Jim LaManno. Second Row: Patricia Mills; Billy Mills; Barbara Fox; Jean Baptiste Rudatsikira; Jacqueline Murekatete; Leonard Losen; Gian LaManno and Brian Fowler. ImageLinkPhoto.com.

The Anti-Defamation League honored Mindy Corporon, mother and daughter respectively of Reat Underwood and Dr. William Corporon, and Dr. William LaManno, husband of Terri LaManno, as 2014 ADL In Concert Against Hate honorees Monday night in Washington, D.C.

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Bicycle riders planning to participate in the Arava Institute and Hazon Israel Ride in Israel later this month include Jimmy Rosenbloom (from left), Sheila Sonnenschein, Ken Sonnenschein and Ed Meltzer.

BICYCLING THROUGH ISRAEL — Seven people with a K.C. connection are taking part in the Arava Institute and Hazon Israel Ride Nov. 4-11. The ride begins in Jerusalem and ends in Eilat. Those planning to ride from the area include Jimmy Rosenbloom, Sheila Sonnenschein, Ken Sonnenschein, Ed Meltzer and Kay Grossman.

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The Downtown Minyan, which holds afternoon services in a conference room at the Bryant Building every Monday through Thursday, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. It began meeting Nov. 1, 2004

The number 10 has more than its normal significance for the Downtown Minyan these days. It takes a minimum of 10 adult Jews to make a minyan, and this year marks the 10th anniversary a group of 10 has gathered downtown to pray every Monday through Thursday afternoon.

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Scott Olitsky, M.D.

Doctors from all over the country read the Oct. 2 article about "The Syndrome," the documentary that premiered last weekend challenging the validity of shaken baby syndrome, written and produced by Meryl Goldsmith and Susan Goldsmith.

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About 50 Jewish high school juniors and seniors attended Jewhawk Day last year. The event is sponsored by KU Hillel and the University of Kansas Office of Admissions.

Over the years KU Hillel has established itself as one of the best Hillels in the country and has helped the University of Kansas earn a reputation as a destination school for Jewish students from around the country.

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Last week a plaque was unveiled honoring the leaders who planned and built the Jewish Community Campus, which opened in October 1988. The plaque was graciously donated by Sol Koenigsberg, executive director emeritus of the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (center). Among those attending the ceremony at the Campus were Shirley Brand (left) and Susie Goldsmith.

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Jamie Metzl has spent a lot of time dealing with national security issues. He has served in the Clinton White House as a member of the National Security Council, worked in the State Department and as a staffer in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He also served with the United Nations in Cambodia. A man of many talents, he also was executive vice president of the Asia Society and is presently a principal in a global investment company. One topic that has piqued his interest in recent years is the national security implications of the genetics revolution.

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The White Theatre begins its 10th season on Nov. 8 with a production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ ‘Les Miserables’ was one of the most popular plays produced by the theater in its ninth season last year.

This year marks the 10th season for the White Theatre at the Jewish Community Campus, and the production that many had hoped would start it all is instead headlining this anniversary season. "Fiddler on the Roof" will kick off the anniversary season of productions on Nov. 8, on the same date it opened its doors in 2005 with two sold out Craig Taubman concerts.

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Yoni and Naftali Schwartz (from left) came all the way from Israel to see the Royals play in the American League Championship Series. Childhood friends and former Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy classmates Daniel Rosenthal and Matt Rissien joined them rooting on the boys in blue.

SCHWARTZ BROTHERS CHEER ON ROYALS IN KC — Last week there was no shortage of Jewish baseball fans in the stands at Kauffman Stadium for the American League Championship Series and no doubt that will be the case this week for the World Series games.

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The Jewish owners of ANB Bank were in town for a VIP reception last week. The bank is the financial sponsor of the Jewish Community Center. Many members of the Jewish community attended the reception including Denise Slabotsky (from left); JCC Board Chair Ken Sigman; Gail Weinberg; ANB CEO and Chairman Don Sturm; Scott Slabotsky; ANB CFO and Vice Chair Sue Sturm; and Marlis Grad, ANB commercial banking officer.

POSSIBLE DATE CHANGE —Jean Zeldin tells me that for several reasons — including a potential home game for the World Series — MCHE is considering a change of time or date for "The Trial of the Propagandists," the final program in the Wednesday Evening Speaker Series for State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda, scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the National World War I Museum.

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