Friday, October 21, 2016 Tishri 19, 5777
Top Stories
Adam and Sara Laver met during a meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Renaissance Group.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
While the synagogue is usually the focal point, building a sukkah has become more personal for many people.
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
A kosher chicken farm was cited by a federal Department of Labor agency for 10 safety and health violations and faces $317,477 in proposed penalties.

The Calendar

Fri. Oct 21
Jewish Learning Venture
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Fri. Oct 21
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim
4:30 PM
Fri. Oct 21
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
4:30 PM


Grab the popcorn: The 25th Philadelphia Film Festival opens tonight with plenty of films to look forward to.
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RT : Thx ​ for this feature piece on Open Women's Basketball
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Philly Film Fest, Fighting Cancer special section + more in this week's issue. Take a look here:…
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New on Philacatessen: Take your affinity for brown butter one step further with brown butter gnocchi.
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The second op-ed this week takes a look at :
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This week's op-eds examine the two senatorial candidates. The first is about :
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. will hold a panel discussion about gun violence next month.
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Fall is finally here — even though it doesn't feel like it today. Here are the top trends for this season:
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Berks County kosher chicken farm runs a-fowl of OSHA regulations, faces $317,477 in proposed penalties.
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The new $2 million Eleanor Meyerhoff Katz Jewish Innovation Endowment will enable Jewish learning and progress.
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Editorial: "Is it really clear that sanctions would push the parties into serious negotiations?" On Syria:
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For Adam and Sara Laver, it was love at first meeting.
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JE reporter decided to hold a Friendsgiving-style Rosh Hashanah this year. Here's how it went:
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200 women from 's Lions of Judah gathered to celebrate "inspirational Jewish women" at a luncheon.
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A fundraising event at honored past director, Lee Casper, who passed away in July.
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This week's portion: On Sukkot, Maya Angelou and facing the future.
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Are you having dinner in your sukkah tonight? Send pics! ⬇️
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While the synagogue is usually the focal point, building a sukkah has become more personal for many people.
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.'s new young professionals program allows a new generation to feed the hungry.
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When the Phila. Orchestra performed a free concert, there was one potentially sour note: It was on Rosh Hashanah.
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Editorial: "I’ve now sheltered my children from the news coverage of this election in a way I never had to before."
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Changes in store for kosher diners in the Bala Cynwyd area—first, the catering arm of Six Points has been shuttered.
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Happy Sukkot! Did you build and decorate a sukkah this year? Tweet us pictures and we'll RT our favorites! Use…
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This year's Collingswood Book Festival featured a multitude of Jewish authors who spoke on politics and identity.
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For our food columnist, Shabbat presented a way to eat dinner in the sukkah.
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