Friday, October 9, 2015 Tishri 26, 5776
A landmark ceremony marked the beginning of a new era for Jewish life at Drexel University.
Jason Cohen
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College announced it will no longer stop students from applying or graduating based on whether or not their spouse or partner is Jewish.
Marissa Stern
After Gratz JCHS announced it would be closing its satellite campuses, many in the community were left scrambling to come up with new programs to provide continuing Jewish education for students in 8th, 9th and 10th grades.
Jon Marks
Thanks to the efforts of Reconstructionist Congregation Kol Emet in Yardley, the Bristol Jewish Center has been given a new lease on life.

The Calendar

Fri. Oct 9
“Big Poppa” by Tom Everhart - PWW©
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A first-hand account of the refugee crisis in Hungary.
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A list of the terror attacks that rocked Israel this week & the events that led up to them.
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Rabbi Jon Cutler says his roots remain in Philly & have pulled him back to the area.
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Carl Hancock Rux brings his meditation on the life of Carl Einstein to the Kimmel Center.
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