Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Kislev 7, 5777
Top Stories
Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai was vandalized Dec. 2 when a rock was thrown through a stained glass window just before the start of services.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Shir Ami in Newtown is still going strong as it heads into its 40th year.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
On Dec. 4, Rabbi Nathan Weiner will be installed as the lead rabbi at Congregation Beth Tikvah.
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
Young Involved Philadelphia saw an uptick in attendance at its annual State of Young Philly conference last month; the session on how to run for office was packed.

The Calendar

Wed. Dec 7
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
8:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thu. Dec 8
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
9:30 AM
Thu. Dec 8
Perelman Jewish Day School Forman Center (K-5)
9:30 AM


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This week's Torah portion: "Human nature throughout history does not change."
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Religious school students created the Mitzvah Menorah, collecting items that will be donated to those in need
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Editorial: "While successful attacks make us feel threatened and angry, what of the unsuccessful ones?"
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Amir and Miriam Ben Gal, Philadelphia’s newest shlichim, will serve in the area for two years.
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Today, Congregation Beth Tikvah is officially making Nathan Weiner the lead rabbi.
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IfNotNow Philly protesters were demanding action from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia regarding Bannon
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Amid heated moments at a millennial panel addressing Trump-related concerns, one message became clear: Get involved.
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Shir Ami in Newtown celebrates its 40th birthday this weekend
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The sixth Shalshelet International Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music will be held in Philly this weekend
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