Saturday, May 23, 2015 Sivan 5, 5775
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Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky
Before Moses' revelation at Mount Sinai came Elijah, whose own revelation serves as a crucial counterpart to the national revelation we celebrate on Shavuot.
Top Stories
At 87, Rabbi Ezekiel Musleah continues to share the "old school" Torah reading skills he first developed in India; recently celebrating 25 years as the designated reader at a Conservative synagogue in Center City.
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The confluence of Shavuot and the extended Memorial Day weekend offers the perfect opportunity to delve deeper into this learning-oriented holiday.
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The Meshkovs first met at confirmation class 50 years ago, marrying four years later.
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Shavuot events in Philadelphia this year are drawing on collaborative efforts between synagogues, and across denominations.


The Calendar

Sat. May 23
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8:00 PM
Sat. May 23
Center City Kehillah
8:00 PM-8:00 AM
Sat. May 23
Germantown Jewish Centre
8:30 PM

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