Thursday, December 8, 2016 Kislev 8, 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

Thu. Dec 8
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
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Thu. Dec 8
Perelman Jewish Day School Forman Center (K-5)
9:30 AM
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KleinLife: Montgomery County
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