Saturday, October 22, 2016 Tishri 20, 5777
Top Stories
Adam and Sara Laver met during a meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Renaissance Group.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
While the synagogue is usually the focal point, building a sukkah has become more personal for many people.
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
A kosher chicken farm was cited by a federal Department of Labor agency for 10 safety and health violations and faces $317,477 in proposed penalties.

The Calendar

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From roasted seeds to bread to oatmeal, it's all about pumpkin in our Friday food feature 🎃
9 hours 20 min ago
Weekly Newsletter: The Little Shul's Big History, Philadelphia Film Festival, Fighting Cancer-
10 hours 27 min ago
Ask Miriam: Should a teacher get a new haircut right before applying for jobs?
10 hours 57 min ago
Grab the popcorn: The 25th Philadelphia Film Festival opens tonight with plenty of films to look forward to.
1 day 10 hours ago
RT : Thx ​ for this feature piece on Open Women's Basketball
1 day 12 hours ago
Philly Film Fest, Fighting Cancer special section + more in this week's issue. Take a look here:…
1 day 16 hours ago
New on Philacatessen: Take your affinity for brown butter one step further with brown butter gnocchi.
2 days 9 hours ago
The second op-ed this week takes a look at :
2 days 10 hours ago
This week's op-eds examine the two senatorial candidates. The first is about :
2 days 10 hours ago
. will hold a panel discussion about gun violence next month.
2 days 12 hours ago
Fall is finally here — even though it doesn't feel like it today. Here are the top trends for this season:
2 days 14 hours ago
Berks County kosher chicken farm runs a-fowl of OSHA regulations, faces $317,477 in proposed penalties.
3 days 6 hours ago
The new $2 million Eleanor Meyerhoff Katz Jewish Innovation Endowment will enable Jewish learning and progress.
3 days 7 hours ago
Editorial: "Is it really clear that sanctions would push the parties into serious negotiations?" On Syria:
3 days 9 hours ago
For Adam and Sara Laver, it was love at first meeting.
3 days 10 hours ago
JE reporter decided to hold a Friendsgiving-style Rosh Hashanah this year. Here's how it went:
3 days 11 hours ago
200 women from 's Lions of Judah gathered to celebrate "inspirational Jewish women" at a luncheon.
3 days 12 hours ago
A fundraising event at honored past director, Lee Casper, who passed away in July.
3 days 13 hours ago
This week's portion: On Sukkot, Maya Angelou and facing the future.
3 days 14 hours ago
Are you having dinner in your sukkah tonight? Send pics! ⬇️
4 days 6 hours ago
While the synagogue is usually the focal point, building a sukkah has become more personal for many people.
4 days 10 hours ago
.'s new young professionals program allows a new generation to feed the hungry.
4 days 11 hours ago
When the Phila. Orchestra performed a free concert, there was one potentially sour note: It was on Rosh Hashanah.
4 days 11 hours ago
Editorial: "I’ve now sheltered my children from the news coverage of this election in a way I never had to before."
4 days 12 hours ago
Changes in store for kosher diners in the Bala Cynwyd area—first, the catering arm of Six Points has been shuttered.
4 days 13 hours ago