Thursday, May 7, 2015 Iyyar 18, 5775
Top Stories
The Talmudic story explaining the origins of Lag B'Omer is one that teaches tenacity and spiritual renewal.
The Israeli prime minister reached the minimum of seats needed for a Knesset majority after acceding to the demands of the religious, pro-settler Jewish Home party.
A junior at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Lower Merion nabs top honors in a national Bible contest.
Ron Kampeas and Melissa Apter, JTA
Jewish organizations with strong ties to both the African-American community and law enforcement work to help bridge differences.

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Thu. May 7
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
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Thu. May 7
Upgraded Listing
National Museum of American Jewish History
1:30 PM



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