Friday, December 2, 2016 Kislev 2, 5777
Top Stories
Shir Ami in Newtown is still going strong as it heads into its 40th year.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
The panel brought talked about everything that’s happened since Nov. 9 — including the transition period, immigration, foreign policy, the Iran deal, language and rhetoric, and U.S.-Israel relations.
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

Fri. Dec 2
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Fri. Dec 2
Temple Sholom in Broomall
6:30 PM-10:00 PM
Fri. Dec 2
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
7:30 PM


The sixth Shalshelet International Festival of New Jewish Liturgical Music will be held in Philly this weekend
1 hour 37 min ago
Matchmaker, matchmaker play me some jazz? Musicians Mark Kramer & Eddie Gomez to play 'Jazz Fiddler on the Roof'
22 hours 2 min ago
Millennials and politics, a jazzy Fiddler on the Roof & more. Take a look through this week's issue here:…
23 hours 32 min ago
On the food blog: A recipe perfect for leftover steak
1 day 25 min ago
Local teen's Bar Mitzvah project brought together Jewish and Muslim youth to play basketball at Wells Fargo Center
1 day 1 hour ago
Stanley Spoont, who served as the first team physician, died Nov. 22.
1 day 2 hours ago
RT : I talked to the about organizing in the age of Trump. Take a read:
1 day 2 hours ago
. holds Philly dinner in part to thank 33 local survivors who donated personal items to the museum
1 day 3 hours ago
"Art is an accessible way to bring people together." Why the community turned to art in spots marked with swastikas
1 day 23 hours ago
Column: "Prejudging the outcome, like prejudging the president and his staff, is in no one’s best interests."
2 days 52 min ago
Op-ed: "No meaningful record of statements or actions" to charge Bannon of being, on a personal level, anti-Semitic
2 days 2 hours ago
Ethiopian-Israeli hip-hop group Cafe Shahor Hazak performed at Penn for event
2 days 4 hours ago
Editorial: "Sharansky has raised Jewish identity and education in the Diaspora as a primary responsibility"
2 days 5 hours ago
In the wake of terrorist attacks on IDF troops, Netanyahu said Israel will respond with force to border threats
2 days 20 hours ago
Terry Barrish hasn't been able to go upstairs in his home since Dec. 2014. Now, a ramp allows him new freedom.
2 days 21 hours ago
Trump “has cultivated a fair amount of ambiguity towards how he would approach the Iranian nuclear deal.”
2 days 23 hours ago
"The idea is we shouldn’t be teaching just for the sake of conveying information"
3 days 16 min ago
This week's portion: "We've created a resident-stranger dynamic that would've made even Abraham blush"
3 days 1 hour ago
Team USA rowing is underway to put together a team for the Maccabiah games that has quite a legacy to follow.
3 days 3 hours ago
Jewish journalists met with members of the Obama administration for a briefing on worldwide anti-Semitism
3 days 4 hours ago
For campaign chair Gail Norry, when it came to the Jewish community, the answer would always be “yes.”
3 days 5 hours ago
New on Philacatessen: Food blogger Keri White still had leftover squash, so she whipped up a Crookneck Squash Bisque
3 days 20 hours ago
Forest fires in Israel are now under control, thanks, in part, to worldwide assistance in battling the blazes
3 days 21 hours ago
Soon, South Dakota will become the 50th U.S. state to have a permanent Chabad residence
3 days 23 hours ago
"What do I have to lose?" - head of Israel Bonds PA on letter to Warren Buffet, resulted in $60M in new bond sales
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