Saturday, April 30, 2016 Nisan 22, 5776
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Rabbi Yael Levy says that counting the Omer is a hidden treasure of our Jewish tradition.
After years of churning out acclaimed art-house flicks, Israeli filmmakers have set their sights on gory crowd pleasers — and Hollywood has taken notice.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Josh Shapiro defeated two challengers to win the Democratic primary for attorney general.
Jason Cohen | JE Feature
Main Line Reform Temple introduced Rabbi Geri Newburge to its Wynnewood congregation just last year. A year later, they’ll be installing Rabbi Kevin Kleinman as well.

Dear Miriam, What do you think about the recent ruling allowing the consumption of Kitniyot on Passover?
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Drawing swastikas on fraternity houses & promoting anti-Semitism & anti-Zionism in classrooms is now normal.
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A reporter's rowdy family seders in Belgium have turned quieter as relatives escape anti-Semitism and terror.
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RT @awayinms: Thanks @jewishexponent for this beautiful article with Rabbi Yael Levy on counting the #Omer:
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The combative tone in Bernie Sanders’ campaign statements faded on Tuesday evening to a softer pitch of suasion.
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Primary Results, The Omer and Saying Goodbye to Snider. The Jewish Exponent's Weekly Email Newsletter. -
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Rabbi Yael Levy says counting the Omer is "a treasure of our tradition."
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A Dutch Christian organization is planning to sail a “replica” of Noah’s Ark to reach Brazil during the Olympics.
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#TBT A year ago we reported that Jewish schools must provide effective security after an incident @BarrackJBHA.
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A standing-room-only crowd attended the 3rd gathering of the @JFedinPhilly new Joshua Society on April 14.
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500 ppl attended the annual Memorial Ceremony honoring those who perished in the Holocaust, at 16th & the Parkway.
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Thousands of Orthodox Jews flocked this week to Great Adventure in what has become an annual Passover tradition.
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2016 is a special one for congregants of Temple Sinai as the Dresher Synagogue celebrates its 75th anniversary.
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JFRE has emerged as key element of @JFedinPhilly's harnessing of the city’s real estate community for philanthropy.
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Visit the Jewish Exponent's table tonight from 7:30pm at Beth Shalom. This year's topic is: Let’s Talk about Guns.
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New JE writer Liz Spikol writes that Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump were the big winners in Pennsylvania's primary.
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Josh Shapiro defeated two challengers to win the Democratic primary for attorney general.
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Longtime U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah has conceded defeat and venerable State Rep. Mark Cohen lost, too.
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Fattah conceded, Cohen unseated. More primary results here:
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Amid strong turnout, Pennsylvania’s primary seemed to go as planned for Hillary Clinton.
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RT @RJKurland: Covering @HillaryClinton post-PA primary event tonight. Stay tuned! @jewishexponent
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The game of Jewish geography is particularly prevalent in certain regions of Greater Philadelphia.
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New documentary asks if we’re ready to laugh at the Holocaust.
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It was clear right away on Sunday morning, April 10, that something was wrong at the Kaiserman JCC.
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