Thursday, August 25, 2016 Av 21, 5776
Top Stories
At just after 7 a.m. on Aug. 17, their 10-hour ordeal of a flight finally concluded, 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel staggered off the El Al charter. They couldn’t possibly have imagined what they were in for next.
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
There is something both intimidating and transcendent about being in the physical presence of a book that was printed in the 15th century.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The Endowment Fund for School Choice announced its decision to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
InterfaithFamily will bring together leaders from interfaith organizations, families, couples, philanthropists and everyone in between for a summit Oct. 26.

The Calendar


Editorial: "The world needs to know whether charitable dollars and human resources...were instead diverted Hamas."
10 hours 14 min ago
In the high dudgeon of summer, nothing beats a cold soup. New on Philacatessen:
12 hours 31 min ago
Speculation has arisen around the details of a 10-year defense deal between the U.S. and Israel.
13 hours 21 min ago
Kohelet Foundation will soon begin accepting entries for six $36,000 awards to be distributed among Jewish educators
14 hours 23 min ago
Yair Lapid, the Israeli newsman-turned-politician, says the United Nations has an obsession with Israel.
16 hours 47 min ago
Hearing loop to be installed at the Jewish Community Services Building as part of twins' B’nai Mitzvah project.
18 hours 19 min ago
“We are indeed very proud...His talent is of great value for the artistic education of our students!” said faculty.
1 day 12 hours ago
Remembering Judge Norma L. Shapiro, a "trailblazer" for women in the legal profession
1 day 14 hours ago
"I believe one path for our own spiritual quests can be discovered in Tigay’s word: undivided."
1 day 16 hours ago
Ask Miriam: Losing a mother to the motherland
1 day 19 hours ago
Hear, hear to this B'nai Mitzvah project that will install hearing loops in the Jewish Community Services Building.
2 days 11 hours ago
Joshua Dukeman, founder of , creates custom pieces in an era of mass production and big businesses.
2 days 15 hours ago
Have overripe fruit that you're not sure what to do with? Don't toss it — bake it. Try this peach recipe to start:
2 days 16 hours ago
Dr. Ralph Mezrow passed away at 96, leaving behind not only a loving family but a legacy of satisfied customers.
2 days 18 hours ago
Happening tonight: Care packages will be prepared for Jewish U.S. soldiers for Rosh Hashanah
2 days 20 hours ago
This year’s High Holiday Food Drive from is aiming to collect 50,000 pounds of usable food
3 days 12 hours ago
Op-ed: Could satellite photos of a tiny island in the South China Sea affect the debate over Palestinian statehood?
3 days 14 hours ago
What do athletes in their 30s, mothers reentering the job market or applicants who are over 50 share in common?
3 days 17 hours ago
Kohelet Foundation will soon begin accepting entries for six $36,000 awards to be distributed among Jewish educators
5 days 12 hours ago
When JFCS opens its new building, individuals + families will be able to receive assistance with on-site food pantry
5 days 13 hours ago
RT : My column in on Torah portion, multi-tasking & our quest to become undivided in heart & soul:
5 days 13 hours ago
Philly, can you hear me? will perform tomorrow night and for one fan it's a dream come true.
5 days 14 hours ago
. Philadelphia chapter will host its second annual Margate Meets Tel Aviv event tomorrow night.
5 days 15 hours ago
These low(ish)-calorie beverages will help you stay cool and beat the heat.
5 days 16 hours ago
RT : Getting some tribal love from those menschen , much appreciated
5 days 18 hours ago