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A Lady Named Pearl

“Manna from heaven—we received a very large gift from a lady named Pearl.” That announcement at a recent board meeting was how we learned for the first time that our good friend Pearl Meyer, who had died on Jan. 21, … Continue reading »


BJ B’Yahad: Passion in Action

After a year of community-wide brainstorming, the development of a Task Force, and a coordinated publicity effort to encourage participation, BJ B’Yahad morphed into a reality this fall as more than 60 members signed on to participate. The structured program … Continue reading »