Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Av 26, 5776
Top Stories
In July, Sharona Durry was hired as the program and communication manager for the new Philadelphia IAC, the organization’s 10th regional office.
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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The legendary Gene Wilder, star of films such as "Young Frankenstein," has died at 83. https://t.co/8cd3ZOCIBI https://t.co/QI486HXZgP
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In a new weekly column, JE Editor-in-Chief Joshua Runyan reflects on the changing (or unchanging) times. https://t.co/tQmxRneo18
16 hours 29 min ago
Editorial: "Today, by all accounts, significant elements of communal relations have changed." https://t.co/9NVg7JShYA
20 hours 3 min ago
. to open with hope of "reintroducing to the community the tactile joy of a bookstore." https://t.co/obGx6NAk2m
21 hours 35 min ago
A recently completed conservation of the Bologna Pentateuch will be unveiled + documented at the https://t.co/cM1AWDMX28
1 day 17 hours ago
This fall, is launching its Teen Giving Project for ninth- and 10th-graders. https://t.co/QGZ3HDhm1Y
1 day 20 hours ago
Whereas 30 years ago the majority of French Jews enrolled their children in public schools, now only a third do. https://t.co/qYIGjv3pLn
3 days 17 hours ago
Camp was in full swing this summer as always, but for some, camp isn’t really an option. https://t.co/XnwRzPKFH7
3 days 18 hours ago
This time of year, when the weather is sweltering, food writer Keri White is especially drawn to Mexican cuisine. https://t.co/b9m6zRpoMq
3 days 19 hours ago
Philadelphia will learn what it means to be one big, happy (religiously inclusive) family with . https://t.co/bGtjLvYjWY
3 days 20 hours ago
Weekly Newsletter: Making Aliyah, 15th Century Book Restored, IAC Office Opening - https://t.co/Pi3tsYAFHz
3 days 21 hours ago
The teens representing Team Philadelphia at the 2016 Maccabi Games could give Usain Bolt a run for his money. https://t.co/zYlGKQN9TN
4 days 10 hours ago
For these 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel, making aliyah was the "easiest decision" https://t.co/i1b5KDvfsK
4 days 13 hours ago
RT : Thanks for this evocative article about our 1482 Bologna Pentateuch, conserved by ! https://t.co/GllM4bZPcy
4 days 13 hours ago
A new discovery by Israeli and German researchers could be the key to stop the spread of melanoma. https://t.co/kCfeEh1w4K
4 days 15 hours ago
. received a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for an upcoming exhibit. https://t.co/yiF1gnVpyn
4 days 15 hours ago
RT : . shares the launch of an initiative to make all Jewish day schools more affordable https://t.co/8cL9u13v0X
4 days 18 hours ago
The new Israeli American Council - IAC Philadelphia will be the organization's 10th regional office. https://t.co/gmYQ9xQjwg
4 days 19 hours ago
RT : Thanks for the great write up on our event: Interfaith Summit to Educate About Jewish Life for All https://t.co/Hnwlj3HHFh
4 days 20 hours ago
Flip through this week's issue here: https://t.co/1aF9eopqMh https://t.co/9hgzNjFZND
4 days 20 hours ago
The Endowment Fund for School Choice aims to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools — yes, billion. https://t.co/5gAuNW86Ki
4 days 20 hours ago
Bruce Frank is set to open the newest attraction in Philadelphia: Revolutions. https://t.co/6bvKIGx2pj
4 days 21 hours ago
Editorial: "The world needs to know whether charitable dollars and human resources...were instead diverted Hamas." https://t.co/M02CDKaoyw
5 days 13 hours ago
In the high dudgeon of summer, nothing beats a cold soup. New on Philacatessen: https://t.co/LQPMDOJN2z
5 days 15 hours ago
Speculation has arisen around the details of a 10-year defense deal between the U.S. and Israel. https://t.co/M1dEUA05yc
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