Thursday, September 1, 2016 Av 28, 5776
Top Stories
Actor and director Gene Wilder has died at the age of 83.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The Endowment Fund for School Choice announced its decision to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Bruce Frank, chairman and CEO of Frank Entertainment Companies, is set to open the newest attraction in Philadelphia: Revolutions.
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and Usain Bolt may have been among this year’s most noteworthy Olympians, but the teens representing Team Philadelphia at the 2016 Maccabi Games were no slouches either.

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No (watermelon) soup for you! Unless you really want it, in which case here's a new recipe from Philacatessen
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"It is in the human condition to love Wilder."
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Op-ed: "Clinton and Kaine will continue Democratic action on...Israel’s security and Middle East peace."
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"Indeed...their blessings elude us if we do not clasp the spiritual treasure that is gratitude."
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The legendary Gene Wilder, star of films such as "Young Frankenstein," has died at 83.
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In a new weekly column, JE Editor-in-Chief Joshua Runyan reflects on the changing (or unchanging) times.
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Editorial: "Today, by all accounts, significant elements of communal relations have changed."
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. to open with hope of "reintroducing to the community the tactile joy of a bookstore."
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A recently completed conservation of the Bologna Pentateuch will be unveiled + documented at the
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This fall, is launching its Teen Giving Project for ninth- and 10th-graders.
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Whereas 30 years ago the majority of French Jews enrolled their children in public schools, now only a third do.
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Camp was in full swing this summer as always, but for some, camp isn’t really an option.
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This time of year, when the weather is sweltering, food writer Keri White is especially drawn to Mexican cuisine.
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Philadelphia will learn what it means to be one big, happy (religiously inclusive) family with .
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Weekly Newsletter: Making Aliyah, 15th Century Book Restored, IAC Office Opening -
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The teens representing Team Philadelphia at the 2016 Maccabi Games could give Usain Bolt a run for his money.
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For these 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel, making aliyah was the "easiest decision"
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RT : Thanks for this evocative article about our 1482 Bologna Pentateuch, conserved by !
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A new discovery by Israeli and German researchers could be the key to stop the spread of melanoma.
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. received a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for an upcoming exhibit.
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RT : . shares the launch of an initiative to make all Jewish day schools more affordable
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The new Israeli American Council - IAC Philadelphia will be the organization's 10th regional office.
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RT : Thanks for the great write up on our event: Interfaith Summit to Educate About Jewish Life for All
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Flip through this week's issue here:
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The Endowment Fund for School Choice aims to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools — yes, billion.
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