Saturday, December 3, 2016 Kislev 3, 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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IfNotNow Philly protesters were demanding action from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia regarding Bannon
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Amid heated moments at a millennial panel addressing Trump-related concerns, one message became clear: Get involved.
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Shir Ami in Newtown celebrates its 40th birthday this weekend
11 hours 58 min ago
Weekly Newsletter: Shir Ami at 40, Millennials and Politics, Jazzy 'Fiddler' -
12 hours 25 min ago
The sixth Shalshelet International Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music will be held in Philly this weekend
12 hours 55 min ago
Matchmaker, matchmaker play me some jazz? Musicians Mark Kramer & Eddie Gomez to play 'Jazz Fiddler on the Roof'
1 day 9 hours ago
Millennials and politics, a jazzy Fiddler on the Roof & more. Take a look through this week's issue here:…
1 day 10 hours ago
On the food blog: A recipe perfect for leftover steak
1 day 11 hours ago
Local teen's Bar Mitzvah project brought together Jewish and Muslim youth to play basketball at Wells Fargo Center
1 day 12 hours ago
Stanley Spoont, who served as the first team physician, died Nov. 22.
1 day 13 hours ago
RT : I talked to the about organizing in the age of Trump. Take a read:
1 day 14 hours ago
. holds Philly dinner in part to thank 33 local survivors who donated personal items to the museum
1 day 15 hours ago
"Art is an accessible way to bring people together." Why the community turned to art in spots marked with swastikas
2 days 11 hours ago
Column: "Prejudging the outcome, like prejudging the president and his staff, is in no one’s best interests."
2 days 12 hours ago
Op-ed: "No meaningful record of statements or actions" to charge Bannon of being, on a personal level, anti-Semitic
2 days 14 hours ago
Ethiopian-Israeli hip-hop group Cafe Shahor Hazak performed at Penn for event
2 days 15 hours ago
Editorial: "Sharansky has raised Jewish identity and education in the Diaspora as a primary responsibility"
2 days 17 hours ago
In the wake of terrorist attacks on IDF troops, Netanyahu said Israel will respond with force to border threats
3 days 7 hours ago
Terry Barrish hasn't been able to go upstairs in his home since Dec. 2014. Now, a ramp allows him new freedom.
3 days 8 hours ago
Trump “has cultivated a fair amount of ambiguity towards how he would approach the Iranian nuclear deal.”
3 days 10 hours ago
"The idea is we shouldn’t be teaching just for the sake of conveying information"
3 days 11 hours ago
This week's portion: "We've created a resident-stranger dynamic that would've made even Abraham blush"
3 days 12 hours ago
Team USA rowing is underway to put together a team for the Maccabiah games that has quite a legacy to follow.
3 days 14 hours ago
Jewish journalists met with members of the Obama administration for a briefing on worldwide anti-Semitism
3 days 15 hours ago
For campaign chair Gail Norry, when it came to the Jewish community, the answer would always be “yes.”
3 days 16 hours ago