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8857028492?profile=RESIZE_710xHandwritten letters and phone calls have replaced door-to-door visits as Jehovah’s Witnesses primary methods of spreading their message during the pandemic. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

No twice-a-week gatherings or door-to-door witnessing? The J

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“Live From Beth El: It’s Saturday night!”

Temple Beth El of Boca Raton will virtually host its annual fundraiser, the Beth El Bash, via Zoom at 7 p.m. April 24.

And though the presentation may be virtual, the talent is the real deal: The featured m

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By Janis Fontaine

 

On Jan. 2, 1921, radio station KDKA became the first to broadcast a Christian church service, from Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh. Today, thousands of churches make their services available to people who can’t attend in pe

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By Janis Fontaine

It’s 2020, so you may wonder where to find celebrations of the birth of Jesus amid a pandemic. Here’s what’s planned at some churches. Since plans, like infection rates, could change, call ahead or check the church websites for up-t

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7960773062?profile=originalThe Step-Above Rummage Sale is put on by the First Presbyterian Church in Delray Beach. This year it takes place Feb. 8-10. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

If you like your rummage sale without too much rummaging, the Step-Above Rummage Sale at Fir

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7960684662?profile=originalThe stamp depicts a menorah in a window with snow outside.

By Janis Fontaine

    The U.S. Postal Service bestowed an honor on Temple Beth El of Boca Raton by naming it the official site for the first-day-of-issue dedication of the U.S. 2016 Hanukkah

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By Janis Fontaine

   The recent run of The World Goes ’Round at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse did more than entertain. It also raised money for Metropolitan Community Church of the Palm Beaches and Joy MCC in Orlando. Both groups received chec

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