Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 5776
Top Stories
When most people think of populous, thriving, prototypically Jewish communities, they tend to think of places like Boca Raton or Crown Heights. Vermont? Not so much.
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
The High Holidays are one hot ticket at synagogues — both literally and figuratively.
Joshua Runyan | JE Editor-in-Chief
Anti-Defamation League National Director Jonathan Greenblatt, coming off an inaugural year after the retirement of longtime leader Abraham Foxman, is not afraid to call the prime minister of Israel out in an international forum.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
For the past two weeks, Israela Tadela has been meeting with people in New York, New Jersey and now Philadelphia (her first time in the city) to talk about Yemin Orde Youth Village, a school and safe haven for at-risk and immigrant youth in Israel.

The Calendar

Fri. Sep 30
Society Hill Synagogue
6:15 PM-10:00 PM
Sat. Oct 1
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
9:00 AM


JE staffers shared some of their family holiday recipes just in time for Rosh Hashanah.
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Take a look through this week's issue right here:
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Weekly Newsletter: Jewish Life in Vermont, Chatting with ADL National Director, High Holiday Tickets -
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Don't know where to go for Rosh Hashanah? Some synagogues offer free services, even for nonmembers.
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RT : Jewish Genetic Diseases Go Well Beyond Tay-Sachs via
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Column: "The latest exposure to terrorism is far less than ... what Israelis deal with on an almost-constant basis."
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Philadelphians remember Shimon Peres, who died last night at 93.
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New on Philacatessen: This versatile dish would add some zip to any basic roasted or grilled chicken, fish or meat.
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Op-ed: "I challenge us all, in the year to come, to think about how we can create more inclusive communities."
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From the good and the bad, tales of the shofar to get the new year off right.
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Dr. Jeffrey Greenstein combined classical music and science in a fundraiser benefiting multiple sclerosis reserach
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Editorial: "Here’s a thought to take to High Holiday services: Collaboration b/w congregations can be a good thing."
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Shimon Peres, the last of the founding generation of Israel’s leaders, had a career spanning seven decades.
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Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has died at 93 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. (Via )
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Op-ed: "Doing something positive makes people feel good. People really need that feeling right about now."
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Cindy Singer hopes her son's story living with familial dysautonomia will live on beyond his 19 years.
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Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery looked slightly more alive after a cleanup from Mesivta High School boys
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Rabbis are preparing their High Holiday sermons. For some, none other than provided inspiration.
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Bala Cynwyd's Emily Kramer-Golinkoff has put herself into the future of cystic fibrosis.
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. raises money to help send area students who’ve been organ recipients to college.
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There’s no place like home for the holidays. The sentiment still resonates as we head into the High Holiday season.
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How much do you know about Jewish genetic diseases? The explains some facts + myths:
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New on Philacatessen: Take your love for avocados and turn it into a vegan avocado pesto with this recipe.
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A new study shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key battleground states.
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. Lions of Judah represented the fourth-largest delegation at a conference in Washington, D.C.
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