Saturday, May 30, 2015 Sivan 12, 5775
Top Stories
With membership numbers in decline, the seven country clubs in the region that used to have a predominantly Jewish base have shifted their demographics in order to stay afloat or closed altogether.
Jon Marks
The number of country clubs hosting daylong events to benefit the local Federation have dwindled to just two, but organizers still have high hopes for the upcoming philanthropy.
Rabbi Gregory S. Marx
The American Jewish community continues to need vibrant centers of Jewish life — and the means to run them, writes a local rabbi.
The surviving brother of a boy who died in the Holocaust will fly across the globe to attend the Bar Mitzvah of a Main Line teenager.

The Calendar

Sun. May 31
Hazon Philadelphia
8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sun. May 31
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM
Sun. May 31
Jewish Heritage Festival
11:00 AM-5:00 PM



Shabbat Shalom! How are you going to read the Jewish Exponent this weekend? Print? Web? Phone?
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From Poland to London to Sydney to Philly. Read this incredible story involving the Holocaust and a 2015 Bar-Mitzvah.
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All the class of 2015 inductees from last night's Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Dinner.
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Allegedly, Ice Cube and a Rabbi bumped into each other & Ice Cube had his entourage physically beat and stomp on him.
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Has there ever been a more exciting, interesting and scary time for liberal American Judaism than the present?
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Two great articles on Jewish Country-Clubs.
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Think it's hot here? Record-breaking heat in Israel. 102 in Tel Aviv, 104 in Haifa & 98 in Jerusalem.
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Thursday is Exponent Day!!
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Country Club Changes, Jews and Brews, 'Twinning' Visit -
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A year ago the Pope was in Israel. #TBT
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2 synagogues & homes of countless Jewish residents were damaged in the floods that swept through Houston.
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Warm weather is here, so fire up your grill and test out these kosher recipes.
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Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann, will soon be leaving the Reconstructionist synagogue Kol Tzedek, she founded.
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We've been allowing our sons to ride their bikes around our city neighborhood. Is this lack of parental supervision?
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By 2025, half of Israel’s school-age population will be Arab (about 25 percent) and haredim (about 24 percent).
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There may not be a better place in the world to drink a beer than Philly during Philly Beer Week.
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Jewish senator Bernie Sanders has officially announced his presidential campaign.
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Each month Israeli govt. sends check to every family with at least 1 child. Unless you don’t vaccinate your children.
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Sounds like 2014 but Israels military launched airstrikes on Gaza Strip in retaliation for a rocket attack on Israel.
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Given storied history of the Holocaust film genre, why is this new movie on the subject being lauded as innovative?
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@cavs and their Jewish head coach David Blatt, who used to coach @maccabitelaviv are headed back to the NBA Finals.
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@cavs & Jewish head coach David Blatt, who used to coach @maccabitelaviv are headed back to the NBA Finals.
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Has anyone out there read the Exponent as a newspaper, on a desktop, on a laptop, on a tablet and on a phone?
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Join Tribe 12 for night of inspiration and innovation!
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Agreement regarding functioning of church under Palestinian control raised eyebrows referencing State of Palestine.
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