Saturday, July 26, 2014 Tammuz 28, 5774

Torah Portion
By:
Rabbi Shawn Zevit
Lech Lecha, Genesis 12:1-17:27 "God said to Abram, Lech lecha ("Get yourself up and go") from your native land and from your father's house to the land that I will show you … and you will be a blessing … ." The particular challenges and opportunities facing Jewish men today resonate with the most ancient of Jewish callings, but the...
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Award-winning, investigative journalist Steven Emerson will discuss his book American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us on Monday, Nov. 7, at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abington. The 7:30 p.m. program is part of the 12th annual Jewish Book Festival sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia. Emerson is executive director of the Investigative...
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By:
Zara Myers, JE Feature
Like it says in the song, "All My Life's a Circle," Michael Dvorak's keeps "goin' round," coming back to family, his synagogue, the Jewish community and to Israel. Dvorak, one of five siblings who grew up in Wyndmoor, said that now that he's the father of two, he admires his parents more than ever: "We have all remained very close,...
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Long ago there lived an orphan boy who was very poor. He was so poor that he had no where to sleep. He slept wherever he could rest his head. He was so poor that he had nothing to eat. He ate whatever he could find. He was so poor that he didn't even have a name! People called him...
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Torah Portion
By:
Rabbi David Gutterman
Bereshit, Genesis 1:1-6:8 As baseball philosopher Yogi Berra might have put it: "It's déjà Jew … all over again." For the 3,317th time - we the Jewish people begin the story again. Not just any story, but our story - our shared sacred story. Did you pay attention to a sweet Jewish custom performed on Simchat Torah? It is universal...
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