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1. A Century of Striving A Century of Striving July 22, 2014 Article detailing the histories and current operations of Kansas City engineering firms HNTB and Black & Veatch. HNTB turned 100 in 2014, and Black and Veatch will follow in 2015. A section on Burns &...

2. A Coda to a Musical Career A Coda to a Musical Career April 30, 2010 Article profiles pianist Myrna Braverman who is retiring after 20 years as a teacher at the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy. For the past decade she has performed with Yachad: The Traveling Tefillah Band. Braverman...

3. A Larger-Than-Life Philanthropist A Larger-Than-Life Philanthropist September 10, 2010 Article about the life of Norman Polsky who died September 2, 2010. Polsky, chairman of Fixture Furniture, was active in many community organizations and a major philanthropist. He also published a monthly...

4. Beth Shalom, Ohev Sholom Eye Merger Beth Shalom, Ohev Sholom Eye Merger January 23, 2009 The leaders of congregations Beth Shalom and Ohev Sholom have begun to explore in depth the possibility of a merger between the two synagogues. Ohev Shalom, established in 1878, is the oldest synagogue...

5. Bittermans Make Sure Customers 'Have a Sweet Day' Bittermans Make Sure Customers 'Have a Sweet Day' June 1, 2007 Article features Bitterman Family Confections located at 3107 Gillham Road. They have been in business for three generations of their family and are known by their slogan "Have a Sweet Day." Marilyn Bitterman...

6. Black Judaism Has Roots in Kansas Black Judaism Has Roots in Kansas September 18, 2009 Article describes how "Black Judaism" grew out of a congregation in Lawrence, Kansas, called Church of God and Saints of Christ (COGASOC). The COGASOC congregation was founded in 1896 by a former slave,...

7. Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage April 7, 2006 A new book entitled Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography by Gil Bogen has recently been published. The author contends that Kling was Jewish although Kling's wife Lillian asserted he was not. Kling was a...

8. Car Dealers Meet New Challenges Car Dealers Meet New Challenges August 14, 2009 Article profiles several of Kansas City’s Jewish car dealers including Bud Brown Automotive (formerly Bud Brown Chrysler/Plymouth), Bob Sight Ford (formerly Schlozman Ford), and Weinberg Motors (formerly...

9. Center Cornerstone Reveals Nothing But Memories Center Cornerstone Reveals Nothing But Memories May 28, 2010 The Jewish Community Archives of Kansas City recently held an event to remove the cornerstone from the old Jewish Community Center (JCC) building at 8201 Holmes Street. JCC occupied the building from 1961-1986....

10. Child Philanthropist Helps Children's Mercy Hospital Child Philanthropist Helps Children's Mercy Hospital December 18, 2009 Article profiles nine-year old Jack Novoor, who has raised nearly $6,000 for Children's Mercy Hospital. The December 2009 fundraiser at the Jumping Jax recreation center will be the fourth that Novoor...

11. Community Archives Wants Your Stuff Community Archives Wants Your Stuff August 13, 2010 The Jewish Community Archives of Greater Kansas City is housed at The Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City. Its new executive director, Judy Parelman, has put out a call for contributions...

12. Community Leader Remembered Community Leader Remembered August 28, 2009 Article and obituary for John W. Uhlmann (64), a Jewish community leader. Uhlmann served as president of the Jewish Federation and Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy. He was also chairman of the board of The Uhlmann...

13. Crown Jewel Crown Jewel Fall 2004 Article profiles Israeli architect, Moshe Safdie, designer of the Metropolitan Performing Arts Center. Safdie was also the architect for the Atriums on the Plaza condominiums. The article contains color...

14. Dan White Images of Kansas City Jazz Artists at American Jazz Museum Dan White Images of Kansas City Jazz Artists at American Jazz Museum May 1, 2006 Review of "The Fine Art of Kansas City Jazz: the Photographs of Dan White".

15. Deli Delight Deli Delight Winter 2004 Article profiles the New York Bakery & Delicatessen, 7016 Troost. Now owned and operated by Jim and Barbara Holzmark, it still "cranks out the corned beef as it nears 100".

16. Diamonds & Furs Diamonds & Furs Winter 2005 Profiles of four local luxury retailers and their owners. Missy Wang Smart is president of Alaskan Fur Company; Cathy Tivol is CEO of Tivol Jewls; Stephen Burstein own's Stephen's Fine Jewelry, Inc.; and...

17. Downtown Developers Bring Blighted Spots Back to Life Downtown Developers Bring Blighted Spots Back to Life Spring 2009 Article profiles three developers who pioneered in Kansas City's downtown renaissance: Shaul Jolles in the Crossroads District, Mel Mallin in the River Market area, and Mike Rainen in North Kansas City....

18. Gadfly Makes Film Decrying Power of Eminent Domain Gadfly Makes Film Decrying Power of Eminent Domain March 12, 2010 Profile of Kansas City filmmaker Phillip Klein and his documentary film "Begging for Billionaires: the Attack on Property Rights in America," which exposes eminent domain abuses in Missouri and Kansas....

19. High Impact High Impact Summer 2005 Article profiles sculptor Stretch. In his studio/gallery at 1830 Locust he creates sculpture out of steel and glass. Stretch is also owner of Grinders restaurant at 417 E. 18th Street.

20. Israelis Visit Leawood for Gezer Park Ribbon-Cutting Israelis Visit Leawood for Gezer Park Ribbon-Cutting October 23, 2009 Article describes the dedication of Gezer Park in Leawood, Kansas, including information about its architectural and landscaping features. Members of the Jewish Federation and delegates from Leawood's...