Friday, February 27, 2015 AdarI 8, 5775
Top Stories
Center City's eruv, a device that creates boundaries allowing observant Jews to carry on Shabbat, requires a great deal of work and care by a dedicated few.
Eruvin, ritual enclosures that allow people within it to carry on Shabbat, can raise both property values and eyebrows.
Eddie Levin
The Kaiserman JCC is gearing up to play host to more than 700 pre-teen Jewish boys and girls for the Junior Games.
Nimoy said he based Spock’s split-finger salute, now a pop culture fixture, on a Kohanic blessing

The Calendar

Fri. Feb 27
Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Fri. Feb 27
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8:00 PM
Sat. Feb 28
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
9:00 AM



Leonard Nimoy, born to Yiddish-speaking, Orthodox, Jewish immigrant parents died Friday morning at his home in LA.
1 hour 36 min ago
BREAKING: Leonard Nimoy who played "Spock" on "Star Trek" has died:
4 hours 51 min ago
Closing of 6 Gratz JCHS branches raises anew the question of how to Jewishly engage post-Bar and Bat Mitzvah teens.
8 hours 53 min ago
Exponent was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal today! They reported on the Exponent's new publisher!
22 hours 53 min ago
Eruvin, Gratz Scaling Back, Gun Control -
1 day 52 min ago
#TBT 2 years ago we reported about Syria’s civil war escalating and its impact on Golan security for Israelis.
1 day 2 hours ago
Mitzvah-Hero! Marissa Rosenfeld established the Gift of Life bone marrow donor program at Temple University’s Hillel.
1 day 4 hours ago
Woodworking shop in Manayunk features several Jewish-themed classes to make items such as mezuzot & challah boards.
1 day 6 hours ago
New publisher for the Jewish Exponent as reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal!
1 day 8 hours ago
RT @PHLBizJournal: New publisher at @JewishExponent hopes to breathe new life into the paper.
1 day 8 hours ago
The Kaiserman JCC is gearing up to play host to more than 700 pre-teen Jewish boys and girls for the Junior Games.
1 day 21 hours ago
Long popular among Israelis, yoga is gaining ground among Palestinians seeking inner peace in a land marred by war.
1 day 23 hours ago
Round 2 in the judicial wars between Israel & the Palestinians saw massive jury awards to victims of terrorism.
2 days 1 hour ago
Some 54% of college students said they had experienced or witnessed anti-Semitism within the past academic year.
2 days 4 hours ago
Parts of Gratz College to close. Institution of Jewish learning for teenagers severely cutting back its operations.
2 days 6 hours ago
Who is making news in our community?
2 days 9 hours ago
@JFedinPhilly annual Youth Symposium on Holocaust to teach young people about the universal lessons of the Holocaust.
2 days 20 hours ago
First person to download the Jewish Exponent's App tonight and let us know, wins an April Fools Day surprise!
2 days 21 hours ago
Israel’s economy is proving just as dependable as the Iron Dome, helped by Israel Bonds.
2 days 22 hours ago
Premieres of Holocaust Films in Germany Explore Nazi Past.
3 days 22 min ago
Councilwoman to consider withdrawing city citation bestowed to Palestinian governor after denouncing her remarks.
3 days 2 hours ago
Jeb Bush doesnt want foreign policy chops assessed against that of his brother or dad. Choice in advisers conflicts.
3 days 5 hours ago
How do you handle a professional situation where you must reach out to an ex from a relationship that didnt end well.
3 days 7 hours ago
Israelis pay attention to the mock election at Blich HS near Tel Aviv. Correctly predicted several ballot results.
3 days 9 hours ago
A mom seeks ideas for how to get her daughter to be the "angelic eater" she is at daycare when she's at home.
3 days 21 hours ago