Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Tammuz 21, 5776

Chanukah
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Rabbi Danielle Stillman
Chanukah is one of the many festivals of light that cultures around the world celebrate as the days of the Northern hemisphere shorten and darkness increases.
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HIAS Pennsylvania volunteers spent the first full day of Chanukah helping refugee families in South Philadelphia prepare their homes for winter. Click here for a photo gallery.
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After cars paraded down the Ben Franklin Parkway festooned with menorahs in Lubavitch of Greater Philadelphia's annual March of Lights Saturday, a crowd congregated on Independence Mall to light a giant menorah.
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A 77-year-old Jewish man convicted of rape gets a chance to start over with a little help from congregants at Beth Sholom.
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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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Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
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