Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775
Top Stories
The Middle East watchdog group holds a four-day conference to train college students in how to defend Israel from its detractors.
With the Jewish year winding down, here’s a look back at 13 Jews who repeatedly made the news in 5775.
Jason Cohen | JE Staff
A new exhibit at the National Constitution Center looks at religious liberty in America.
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
One of the most difficult biblical laws to understand is that of the mamzer, the product of an adulterous (or incestuous) sexual liaison.

The Calendar

Sat. Aug 29
Jewish National Fund Eastern Pennsylvania
8:30 PM-12:00 AM
Sun. Aug 30
Pancake Brunch
Temple Judea of Bucks County
9:30 AM
Sun. Aug 30
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim
4:00 PM-6:00 PM


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