Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Elul 25, 5776
Top Stories
C.B. Community Schools will now fill the second-floor hall of Mishkan Shalom.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Technology has gotten more and more advanced — there are tens more diseases, maybe even hundreds, to be tested for these days.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
It’s an honor bestowed on congregants for various reasons.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Five years retired from her 37-year career as a fifth-grade teacher in Philadelphia, Janice Schwartz Donahue is now passing on arguably a more important lesson.

The Calendar

Wed. Sep 28
KleinLife (formerly known as Klein JCC)
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Wed. Sep 28
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
1:30 PM


Editorial: "Here’s a thought to take to High Holiday services: Collaboration b/w congregations can be a good thing."
33 min 22 sec ago
Shimon Peres, the last of the founding generation of Israel’s leaders, had a career spanning seven decades.
10 hours 10 min ago
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has died at 93 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. (Via )
10 hours 51 min ago
Op-ed: "Doing something positive makes people feel good. People really need that feeling right about now."
13 hours 29 min ago
Cindy Singer hopes her son's story living with familial dysautonomia will live on beyond his 19 years.
15 hours 14 min ago
Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery looked slightly more alive after a cleanup from Mesivta High School boys
16 hours 35 min ago
Rabbis are preparing their High Holiday sermons. For some, none other than provided inspiration.
17 hours 16 min ago
Bala Cynwyd's Emily Kramer-Golinkoff has put herself into the future of cystic fibrosis.
18 hours 17 min ago
. raises money to help send area students who’ve been organ recipients to college.
20 hours 7 min ago
There’s no place like home for the holidays. The sentiment still resonates as we head into the High Holiday season.
21 hours 12 min ago
How much do you know about Jewish genetic diseases? The explains some facts + myths:
1 day 17 hours ago
New on Philacatessen: Take your love for avocados and turn it into a vegan avocado pesto with this recipe.
1 day 21 hours ago
A new study shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key battleground states.
2 days 15 hours ago
. Lions of Judah represented the fourth-largest delegation at a conference in Washington, D.C.
2 days 16 hours ago
"The kids all feel connected. I’ve never been to a school where the fifth-graders are nice to the first-graders.”
2 days 18 hours ago
It takes a village. Or sometimes, a yeshiva.
2 days 21 hours ago
The school has been in session for about three weeks now, but the new location has already made an impact.
4 days 16 hours ago
. appeared at for event feat. local authors and discussed her latest, 'The Littlest Bigfoot'
4 days 17 hours ago
Here's a roundup of restaurants offering Rosh Hashanah dinner, but better call soon or you'll be stuck doing dishes.
4 days 19 hours ago
This weekend: Tovah Feldshuh will appear at . Here she talks traveling, acting and aging — or not.
4 days 20 hours ago
. went to the Rodale Institute’s annual apple festival, abounding with the fruit she disliked growing up.
4 days 20 hours ago
A sweet feature today in preparation for Rosh Hashanah
4 days 22 hours ago
Weekly Newsletter: Jewish Genetic Diseases, Rosh Hashanah Prep, Tovah in Town -
4 days 22 hours ago
Stories about Jewish genetic diseases, preparing for Rosh Hashanah + more. Flip through this week's issue here:…
5 days 18 hours ago
Terry Gross received the National Humanities Medal today. Here's a throwback interview with the host:
5 days 20 hours ago