Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Iyyar 16, 5775

By:
Mordechai Shinefeld | Je Feature
Protesters chanted, waved signs and marched around City Hall in downtown Philadelphia, a group of Jewish organizers staged an unusual approach to social activism: They davened the Yom Kippur Kol Nidre service. Next to Emlen Etting's abstract "Phoenix Rising" sculpture, and beneath the watchful eyes of helmeted police officers patrolling the street above, some 100 worshipers gathered in a recessed...
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Sukkot
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Rabbi Adam Zeff
Autumn brings with it many transitions -- from the heat of the sun to the coolness of falling leaves, from vacation to the familiar rhythms of school and work, from regular days to festival days and back again. Through it all, we return again and again to central questions.
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Kehilat HaNahar, the Little Shul by the River in New Hope, had, until recently, known only one rabbi. Sandy Roth founded the synagogue in 1994 while still a student at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, and watched the community grow from a few families to a thriving congregation. She died in March, three years after being diagnosed with lung...
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University of the Arts junior Paul Zilberman wrestled with a twisted mess of nylon fabric, frowning at the sukkah frame it was somehow supposed to cover.
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Sukkot is the Jewish holiday most closely associated with the Earth itself.
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