Houston

Houston Floods Inundate Jewish Homes And 2 Synagogues

05/28/2015

Two synagogues and the homes of countless Jewish residents were damaged in the floods that swept through Houston on Monday and into Tuesday, inundating homes and businesses, sweeping away cars and leaving at least five people dead.

Houston Man Indicted For Synagogue Bomb Threats

03/30/2014

A federal grand jury indicted a Houston man for calling in bomb threats to two city synagogues, a municipal courthouse and a private business.

I Heart Volunteering, And The Birth Of Houston's Guide To Disability Services

I confess: I am hooked, and was - almost from the beginning.  Recruited by Linda Burger, CEO of Jewish Family Service in Houston, to develop an online Guide to Disability Services, I embarked on a journey that has been life-changing. I had no background in what, at the time, was euphemistically referred to as "special needs." I had neither training nor personal experience in the field. Yet, intrigued by the challenge, I agreed to take on the job.

Sandra Block

The Love And Fear In A Mother's Hug

“Your soul is pure – it has already earned its place in heaven,” the mother said, and then followed her words with a long, still hug – two souls grasping on to each other – not wanting to let go.

Linda Burger
Syndicate content