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Jewish Hero is Randy Gold of Atlanta

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) have selected Randy Goldof Atlanta, GA, as the 2011 Jewish Community Hero of the Year. Nominations from across the nation were made and online votes were cast over the course of the months-long campaign.


A panel of judges including actress Mayim Bialik, Jewish Daily Forward editor Jane Eisner and former Facebook marketing executive Randi Zuckerberg made their selections...

Anshe Sfard welcomes Rabbi David Polsky

Rabbi David Polsky flashes a toothy grin inside the sanctuary of Congregation Anshe Sfard. Born in New York’s Upper West Side and a resident of the Big Apple for most of his 33 years, he is newly arrived in the Big Easy preparing to take on duties as the first full-time pulpit rabbi for the synagogue in a decade.

Polsky and his wife Mindy have set up residence within walking...

Cirque comes to New Orleans

As a youth Neil Goldberg says he never wanted to run away and join the circus, but because of him dozens of talented artists have. Goldberg, now a successful impresario, promoter and theatrical producer is the creator of Cirque Dreams, a production company he founded in 1993 to showcase unique talent in a modern theatrical circus setting.

Over 15 million patrons have attended Cirque Dreams shows since then and hundreds...