Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Tishri 30, 5776
Three Jewish educators reject the new conventional wisdom that Conservative Judaism is a synonym for failure, as inaccurate and destructive .
One would have thought that last week’s General Assembly in New York was going to break new ground.
Ben Cohen
In visual terms at least, the contrast between Arafat in November 1974 and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sept. 30, 2015, couldn’t have been greater.
Dennis Prager
The well-known commentator and provocateur should be judged by her pro-Israel record, not one angry tweet, a nationally syndicated talk show host writes.

The Calendar

Tue. Oct 13
Beth Sholom Congregation
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Wed. Oct 14
Upgraded Listing
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Wed. Oct 14
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
10:00 AM-1:00 PM


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3 Jewish educators reject the wisdom that Conservative Judaism is a synonym for failure as inaccurate & destructive. http://t.co/AJNtk8C3Z4
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In visual terms, contrast between Arafat in 1974 & Abbas in 2015 couldnt have been greater. http://t.co/DpUsSB5295 http://t.co/C4td21CGRK
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Thanks to Kol Emet in Yardley the Bristol Jewish Center has been given a new lease on life. http://t.co/DfFYtIsVKK http://t.co/YawH8NceAn
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@RRCcommunity. Will no longer stop students from applying/graduating based on if spouse or partner is Jewish. http://t.co/jmhh27VRLH
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The Jewish Exponent's E-Newsletter. Local Jewish Centers and New Waves of Terror. - http://t.co/N9tiAdNxbF
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Merrill Reese, play-by-play announcer Eagles, talks about his career, Judaism and the Birds. http://t.co/jdkJZy0o0o http://t.co/G5B6uQK0VT
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Karnit Goldwasser @BarrackJBHA to talk about book dealing with murder of IDF soldier husband. http://t.co/J4mqIJgi1b http://t.co/wRAEexbnf8
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