Sunday, May 1, 2016 Nisan 23, 5776

By:
Judy Petsonk, JE Feature
I was walking down a street in Jeru­salem when I came to a sign: Queen Shalom-Zion Street. A Jewish queen who was not named Esther — and I had never heard of her! That’s how I met the unsung heroine of Chan­ukah.
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Celebrate Chanukah with Scottish-inspired cakes and cookies
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For my mother, Chanu­kah went way beyond latkes. It was her cakes and cookies — rich, buttery, studded with nuts — that upheld her reputation as a generous hostess and superb baker.
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By:
Dasee Berkowitz, JTA
JTA's Dasee Berkowitz reflects on the models of courage found in the Chanukah story and suggests a way to honor this theme as you light the candles each night.
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Here are a few of our favorite event picks for Chanukah, broken down by day.
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Vayeshev, Genesis 37:1-40:23
By:
Rabbi Mark Robbins
Twenty-five years after freedom, our local Russian-speaking Jewish community remains strikingly separate — culturally, educationally, religiously and geographically. It’s time for Philadelphians to take the next step in bringing brothers together.
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Religious Events

Wed. May 4
Main Line Reform Temple
7:00 PM
Fri. May 6
Main Line Reform Temple
5:30 PM-6:30 PM

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