Monday, March 2, 2015 AdarI 11, 5775
After neglecting to consider a Purim costume for his son, a parent asks if an old Halloween outfit would suffice and whether there's really any difference between a secular and a Purim costume.
Top Stories
The controversy over the Israeli premier's speech to Congress was an early focus of the largest-ever gathering of AIPAC activists this week.
Lt. Gov. Mike Stack held his first visit with an Israeli delegation at his office in Harrisburg.
The Jewish Journey: America explores the times, circumstances and ramifications of three-and-a-half centuries' worth of Jews leaving their old lives to start new ones in America.
Hillel Kuttler, JTA
After early growing pains, the ex-Maccabi Tel Aviv mentor has the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut.

The Calendar

Tue. Mar 3
Katz Jewish Community Center Cherry Hill
5:45 PM-10:00 PM



American pop star Katy Perry visited the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp.
1 hour 6 min ago
Strong criticism of Israel was part of the mix at a musical performance by an Israeli-Palestinian band @TempleUniv.
4 hours 6 min ago
Controversy over Bibi's speech to Congress was early focus of the largest-ever gathering of AIPAC activists this week
5 hours 36 min ago
After early growing pains, David Blatt has the LeBron James-led Cavs poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut.
7 hours 1 min ago
State Lt. Gov. Mike Stack held his first meeting with Israeli officials. #Israel #Philly #Jewish
8 hours 50 min ago
Netanyahu Heads to U.S. to address the U.S. Congress and speak at the annual AIPAC conference. #Israel
8 hours 51 min ago
The Jewish Journey: America, which looks at 350 years of Jewish immigration to the USA, debuts on WHYY-TV12 this week
1 day 4 hours ago
Leonard Nimoy, born to Yiddish-speaking, Orthodox, Jewish immigrant parents died Friday morning at his home in LA.
3 days 4 hours ago
BREAKING: Leonard Nimoy who played "Spock" on "Star Trek" has died:
3 days 8 hours ago
Closing of 6 Gratz JCHS branches raises anew the question of how to Jewishly engage post-Bar and Bat Mitzvah teens.
3 days 12 hours ago
Exponent was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal today! They reported on the Exponent's new publisher!
4 days 2 hours ago
Eruvin, Gratz Scaling Back, Gun Control -
4 days 4 hours ago
#TBT 2 years ago we reported about Syria’s civil war escalating and its impact on Golan security for Israelis.
4 days 6 hours ago
Mitzvah-Hero! Marissa Rosenfeld established the Gift of Life bone marrow donor program at Temple University’s Hillel.
4 days 8 hours ago
Woodworking shop in Manayunk features several Jewish-themed classes to make items such as mezuzot & challah boards.
4 days 9 hours ago
New publisher for the Jewish Exponent as reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal!
4 days 11 hours ago
RT @PHLBizJournal: New publisher at @JewishExponent hopes to breathe new life into the paper.
4 days 11 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.
5 days 1 hour ago
Long popular among Israelis, yoga is gaining ground among Palestinians seeking inner peace in a land marred by war.
5 days 3 hours ago
Round 2 in the judicial wars between Israel & the Palestinians saw massive jury awards to victims of terrorism.
5 days 4 hours ago
Some 54% of college students said they had experienced or witnessed anti-Semitism within the past academic year.
5 days 7 hours ago
Parts of Gratz College to close. Institution of Jewish learning for teenagers severely cutting back its operations.
5 days 9 hours ago
Who is making news in our community?
5 days 13 hours ago
@JFedinPhilly annual Youth Symposium on Holocaust to teach young people about the universal lessons of the Holocaust.
5 days 23 hours ago