Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Elul 24, 5776
Top Stories
Technology has gotten more and more advanced — there are tens more diseases, maybe even hundreds, to be tested for these days.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff started Emily’s Entourage to try to find a cure for the rare condition that she and many others suffer from.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Dylan's story is one his mother, Cindy, hopes will live on for others.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Rabbi Barry Schlesinger got his cue for his first High Holiday sermon in Philadelphia from Bruce Springsteen.

The Calendar

Tue. Sep 27
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Wed. Sep 28
KleinLife (formerly known as Klein JCC)
10:00 AM-12:00 PM


How much do you know about Jewish genetic diseases? The explains some facts + myths: https://t.co/JsCixDwnpj
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It takes a village. Or sometimes, a yeshiva. https://t.co/HpBdqnBE2p
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The school has been in session for about three weeks now, but the new location has already made an impact. https://t.co/c0706SC9L3
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. appeared at for event feat. local authors and discussed her latest, 'The Littlest Bigfoot' https://t.co/dbvZUpEcJt
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Here's a roundup of restaurants offering Rosh Hashanah dinner, but better call soon or you'll be stuck doing dishes. https://t.co/ETjy1tSkxv
3 days 22 hours ago
This weekend: Tovah Feldshuh will appear at . Here she talks traveling, acting and aging — or not. https://t.co/d4jn71Uwz6
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. went to the Rodale Institute’s annual apple festival, abounding with the fruit she disliked growing up. https://t.co/G74nxEO4F6
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A sweet feature today in preparation for Rosh Hashanah https://t.co/DeRQLqiWND
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Weekly Newsletter: Jewish Genetic Diseases, Rosh Hashanah Prep, Tovah in Town - https://t.co/bzOkYhHPuh
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4 days 21 hours ago
Terry Gross received the National Humanities Medal today. Here's a throwback interview with the host: https://t.co/hTHkC6tbGm
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"Could it be that in our hyper-politicized, social media-laden world, we see offensives where there are none?" https://t.co/P7kjmlXr1k
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Op-ed: "As Jews, we must stand beside those fighting against inequality and injustice." https://t.co/7blYacGEaF
5 days 20 hours ago
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5 days 23 hours ago
Editorial: "If [Qureshi] otherwise merits the appointment, the Senate should confirm him." https://t.co/iz5zrfo0gE
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After 35 years with the Philadelphia Theatre Company, Sara Garonzik is stepping down. https://t.co/CbpnFkUmHe
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The Alexander Muss High School in Israel is expanding its horizons to include kids outside day school parameters. https://t.co/zGT6emJstP
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1 week 16 min ago
As director Judith Bernstein-Baker leaves after 18 years, she admits she’s sort of a modern-day Moses. https://t.co/8QGuzwSbN9
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