Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Av 20, 5775
Top Stories
Last year at this time, the border areas were being pummeled with missiles. This year they are welcoming new residents.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The groundskeeper for Adath Jeshurun Cemetery found 124 headstones toppled over.
Jason Cohen | JE Staff
C+R Kitchen unveiled its new identity as a New York-style steakhouse on Wednesday night to a packed crowd of appreciative diners.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Yaron Sideman sent a telegram to Jerusalem stating that American Jews don't stand united as a community behind Israel.

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Jewish Family and Children's Services Philadelphia
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A 98-year-old Boston-Area synagogue is spending $15m to downsize despite its growing membership.
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Last year the border areas were being pummeled with missiles. This year they are welcoming new residents. #Israel
14 hours 46 min ago
Jason Paul 26pts. Zach Gelman 19pts.US junior boys basketball beat Israel 83-70 to win gold at European Maccabi Games
15 hours 46 min ago
Exhibit Brings Pope John Paul II’s Jewish Legacy to Life.
16 hours 47 min ago
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The honorary consul general of the Republic of Korea in Philly doesn’t receive a dime. But he does get a parking spot
18 hours 48 min ago
Unlike most entertainers, even the political ones, activism was very much a part of Theodore Bikel’s everyday life.
1 day 47 min ago
Leading voice in trying to win American Jewish support for the Iran deal opposes US aid to Israel & promotes BDS.
1 day 11 hours ago
Going over the details of the agreement only reinforced our notion that this agreement spells disaster.
1 day 13 hours ago
Started as a small garden plot for Ramah Day Camp’s nature program. Now grown to a large garden of 5,600 square feet.
1 day 14 hours ago
C+R Kitchen unveiled its new identity as a NY-style steakhouse to a packed crowd of appreciative diners.
1 day 18 hours ago
Athletes cheered as the 2015 European Maccabi Games officially began at the Olympic complex.
1 day 21 hours ago
Submit your engagement, wedding, birth, bar/bat-mitzvah or other Mazel-Tov announcement online & in the paper for $18
2 days 13 hours ago
SlingShot director Paul Lazarus hopes to help level the playing field for those who are denied access to water.
2 days 18 hours ago
Obama invoked the Iraq War to rally liberal organizers to make their voices heard in favor of the Iran nuclear deal.
4 days 11 hours ago
How will you read the Jewish Exponent this weekend? Computer, tablet, phone, print???
4 days 13 hours ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suddenly found himself facing down a terrorist threat – apparently from Jews.
4 days 14 hours ago
Annelise Ocanto just got married & soon will assume position as the new cantor at Ohev Shalom of Bucks County.
4 days 16 hours ago
Did consul general of Israel Yaron Sideman, send a telegram stating American Jews dont stand united supporting Israel
4 days 16 hours ago
Thanks to her Fulbright scholarship, a 23-year-old leaves her Doylestown home to teach English in Taiwan.
4 days 17 hours ago
“This is just like camp,” someone joked while boarding the bus for NYC to protest the Iran Deal.
4 days 19 hours ago
Jewish Exponent's Weekly Email Newsletter 7/31/15 -
4 days 21 hours ago
Judy Groner is eager to begin her second year as head of school at the Perelman School in Elkins Park & Wynnewood.
5 days 12 hours ago
Congregation Adath Israel in Merion Station, welcomed its new Rabbi Ariella Rosen on July 22.
5 days 15 hours ago