Friday, August 26, 2016 Av 22, 5776
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In addition to charting anti-Semitism among students, watchdogs in France and Belgium are seeing for the first time in decades a growing number of incidents involving teachers – as victims and perpetrators.
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
To be known as the Narberth Bookshop, the 1,100-square-foot site of a former pool supplies store is now under construction.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
P.A.L.S. holds an annual weeklong summer event at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, complete with all the summer camp trappings: swimming, arts and crafts, music, etc.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
At just after 7 a.m. on Aug. 17, their 10-hour ordeal of a flight finally concluded, 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel staggered off the El Al charter. They couldn’t possibly have imagined what they were in for next.

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Whereas 30 years ago the majority of French Jews enrolled their children in public schools, now only a third do.
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Camp was in full swing this summer as always, but for some, camp isn’t really an option.
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This time of year, when the weather is sweltering, food writer Keri White is especially drawn to Mexican cuisine.
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The teens representing Team Philadelphia at the 2016 Maccabi Games could give Usain Bolt a run for his money.
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For these 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel, making aliyah was the "easiest decision"
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RT : Thanks for this evocative article about our 1482 Bologna Pentateuch, conserved by !
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A new discovery by Israeli and German researchers could be the key to stop the spread of melanoma.
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. received a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for an upcoming exhibit.
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RT : . shares the launch of an initiative to make all Jewish day schools more affordable
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The new Israeli American Council - IAC Philadelphia will be the organization's 10th regional office.
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RT : Thanks for the great write up on our event: Interfaith Summit to Educate About Jewish Life for All
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Flip through this week's issue here:
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The Endowment Fund for School Choice aims to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools — yes, billion.
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Bruce Frank is set to open the newest attraction in Philadelphia: Revolutions.
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Editorial: "The world needs to know whether charitable dollars and human resources...were instead diverted Hamas."
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In the high dudgeon of summer, nothing beats a cold soup. New on Philacatessen:
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Speculation has arisen around the details of a 10-year defense deal between the U.S. and Israel.
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Kohelet Foundation will soon begin accepting entries for six $36,000 awards to be distributed among Jewish educators
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Yair Lapid, the Israeli newsman-turned-politician, says the United Nations has an obsession with Israel.
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Hearing loop to be installed at the Jewish Community Services Building as part of twins' B’nai Mitzvah project.
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“We are indeed very proud...His talent is of great value for the artistic education of our students!” said faculty.
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Remembering Judge Norma L. Shapiro, a "trailblazer" for women in the legal profession
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"I believe one path for our own spiritual quests can be discovered in Tigay’s word: undivided."
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