Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775
Top Stories
“This is just like camp,” someone joked while boarding the bus in the parking lot of Lower Merion Synagogue. The group, was bound for a day in New York City’s Times Square to protest the Iran Deal.
Six marchers were stabbed at Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade — allegedly by the man who stabbed three people at the parade in 2005.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Annelise Ocanto has had a busy July. Just four weeks ago, she got married. Soon, she will assume her new position as the new cantor at Richboro’s Ohev Shalom of Bucks County.
A 98-year-old Boston-Area synagogue is spending $15m to downsize despite its growing membership.

The Calendar

Fri. Jul 31
Society Hill Synagogue
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Fri. Jul 31
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM



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