Sunday, December 4, 2016 Kislev 4, 5777
Top Stories
Shir Ami in Newtown is still going strong as it heads into its 40th year.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
The panel brought talked about everything that’s happened since Nov. 9 — including the transition period, immigration, foreign policy, the Iran deal, language and rhetoric, and U.S.-Israel relations.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
On Dec. 4, Rabbi Nathan Weiner will be installed as the lead rabbi at Congregation Beth Tikvah.
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
Young Involved Philadelphia saw an uptick in attendance at its annual State of Young Philly conference last month; the session on how to run for office was packed.

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Amir and Miriam Ben Gal, Philadelphia’s newest shlichim, will serve in the area for two years.
6 hours 52 min ago
Millennials' political involvement has increased since the election, young organizers respond to surge of interest
9 hours 54 min ago
Today, Congregation Beth Tikvah is officially making Nathan Weiner the lead rabbi.
11 hours 52 min ago
IfNotNow Philly protesters were demanding action from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia regarding Bannon
2 days 3 hours ago
Amid heated moments at a millennial panel addressing Trump-related concerns, one message became clear: Get involved.
2 days 5 hours ago
Shir Ami in Newtown celebrates its 40th birthday this weekend
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Weekly Newsletter: Shir Ami at 40, Millennials and Politics, Jazzy 'Fiddler' -
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The sixth Shalshelet International Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music will be held in Philly this weekend
2 days 8 hours ago
Matchmaker, matchmaker play me some jazz? Musicians Mark Kramer & Eddie Gomez to play 'Jazz Fiddler on the Roof'
3 days 4 hours ago
Millennials and politics, a jazzy Fiddler on the Roof & more. Take a look through this week's issue here:…
3 days 5 hours ago
On the food blog: A recipe perfect for leftover steak
3 days 6 hours ago
Local teen's Bar Mitzvah project brought together Jewish and Muslim youth to play basketball at Wells Fargo Center
3 days 7 hours ago
Stanley Spoont, who served as the first team physician, died Nov. 22.
3 days 8 hours ago
RT : I talked to the about organizing in the age of Trump. Take a read:
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. holds Philly dinner in part to thank 33 local survivors who donated personal items to the museum
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"Art is an accessible way to bring people together." Why the community turned to art in spots marked with swastikas
4 days 6 hours ago
Column: "Prejudging the outcome, like prejudging the president and his staff, is in no one’s best interests."
4 days 7 hours ago
Op-ed: "No meaningful record of statements or actions" to charge Bannon of being, on a personal level, anti-Semitic
4 days 9 hours ago
Ethiopian-Israeli hip-hop group Cafe Shahor Hazak performed at Penn for event
4 days 10 hours ago
Editorial: "Sharansky has raised Jewish identity and education in the Diaspora as a primary responsibility"
4 days 12 hours ago
In the wake of terrorist attacks on IDF troops, Netanyahu said Israel will respond with force to border threats
5 days 2 hours ago
Terry Barrish hasn't been able to go upstairs in his home since Dec. 2014. Now, a ramp allows him new freedom.
5 days 3 hours ago
Trump “has cultivated a fair amount of ambiguity towards how he would approach the Iranian nuclear deal.”
5 days 5 hours ago
"The idea is we shouldn’t be teaching just for the sake of conveying information"
5 days 6 hours ago
This week's portion: "We've created a resident-stranger dynamic that would've made even Abraham blush"
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