Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Elul 24, 5776
Top Stories
Technology has gotten more and more advanced — there are tens more diseases, maybe even hundreds, to be tested for these days.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff started Emily’s Entourage to try to find a cure for the rare condition that she and many others suffer from.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Dylan's story is one his mother, Cindy, hopes will live on for others.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Rabbi Barry Schlesinger got his cue for his first High Holiday sermon in Philadelphia from Bruce Springsteen.

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How much do you know about Jewish genetic diseases? The explains some facts + myths: https://t.co/JsCixDwnpj
12 hours 36 min ago
New on Philacatessen: Take your love for avocados and turn it into a vegan avocado pesto with this recipe. https://t.co/1Fn82XlNFY
16 hours 35 min ago
A new study shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key battleground states. https://t.co/6JdPVIZKJa
1 day 10 hours ago
. Lions of Judah represented the fourth-largest delegation at a conference in Washington, D.C. https://t.co/Rrzzi9KbQA
1 day 12 hours ago
"The kids all feel connected. I’ve never been to a school where the fifth-graders are nice to the first-graders.” https://t.co/NSnaU1X1pQ
1 day 14 hours ago
It takes a village. Or sometimes, a yeshiva. https://t.co/HpBdqnBE2p
1 day 16 hours ago
The school has been in session for about three weeks now, but the new location has already made an impact. https://t.co/c0706SC9L3
3 days 12 hours ago
. appeared at for event feat. local authors and discussed her latest, 'The Littlest Bigfoot' https://t.co/dbvZUpEcJt
3 days 13 hours ago
Here's a roundup of restaurants offering Rosh Hashanah dinner, but better call soon or you'll be stuck doing dishes. https://t.co/ETjy1tSkxv
3 days 14 hours ago
This weekend: Tovah Feldshuh will appear at . Here she talks traveling, acting and aging — or not. https://t.co/d4jn71Uwz6
3 days 15 hours ago
. went to the Rodale Institute’s annual apple festival, abounding with the fruit she disliked growing up. https://t.co/G74nxEO4F6
3 days 16 hours ago
A sweet feature today in preparation for Rosh Hashanah https://t.co/DeRQLqiWND
3 days 17 hours ago
Weekly Newsletter: Jewish Genetic Diseases, Rosh Hashanah Prep, Tovah in Town - https://t.co/bzOkYhHPuh
3 days 18 hours ago
Stories about Jewish genetic diseases, preparing for Rosh Hashanah + more. Flip through this week's issue here:… https://t.co/04dktqwjdD
4 days 13 hours ago
Terry Gross received the National Humanities Medal today. Here's a throwback interview with the host: https://t.co/hTHkC6tbGm
4 days 15 hours ago
"Could it be that in our hyper-politicized, social media-laden world, we see offensives where there are none?" https://t.co/P7kjmlXr1k
4 days 17 hours ago
Op-ed: "As Jews, we must stand beside those fighting against inequality and injustice." https://t.co/7blYacGEaF
5 days 12 hours ago
Philacatessen says not to let those past-their-prime cherry tomatoes go to waste. https://t.co/rlK0w8RqhG
5 days 15 hours ago
Editorial: "If [Qureshi] otherwise merits the appointment, the Senate should confirm him." https://t.co/iz5zrfo0gE
5 days 18 hours ago
After 35 years with the Philadelphia Theatre Company, Sara Garonzik is stepping down. https://t.co/CbpnFkUmHe
6 days 10 hours ago
The Alexander Muss High School in Israel is expanding its horizons to include kids outside day school parameters. https://t.co/zGT6emJstP
6 days 12 hours ago
The Torah is specific about what a Jew should do about his first-born male children. What about a first-born donkey? https://t.co/91CC5Vksrs
6 days 14 hours ago
Op-ed: "Israel is not less sensitive to the community in Ethiopia, but in fact more sensitive to their plight" https://t.co/09VJxueVEz
6 days 15 hours ago
"The words that come out of your mouth ought to reflect what resides in your heart." https://t.co/zRX8Hi3TZk
6 days 16 hours ago
As director Judith Bernstein-Baker leaves after 18 years, she admits she’s sort of a modern-day Moses. https://t.co/8QGuzwSbN9
1 week 10 hours ago