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Congregation Kol Ami Staying Together with Help from Neighbor

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Congregation Kol Ami started in a member’s basement in 1994, evolved into a traveling community that met in local synagogues for the next 12...

New Yeshiva Opening in Elkins Park on High School Road

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Like many New Yorkers, Rabbi Yehoshua Rubanowitz felt surrounded by strangers. He felt like his community was scattered. And he felt like he could...

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Welcomes New Rabbi Sandra Berliner

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In the history section on its website, Congregations of Shaare Shamayim describes its community as “a place that accepts all comers.” And it’s hard...

Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2022 Inductees

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The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame still doesn’t have a home after being flooded out of the Jewish Community Services building last summer....

Auburn Basketball Coach Bruce Pearl to Speak About Israel Trip

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Earlier this summer, Bruce Pearl made headlines in Jewish media with his “Birthright for College Basketball” tour in Israel. The Jewish head coach took his...

Flyers with Anti-Semitic Messages Distributed in Brigantine

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Hundreds of flyers with anti-Semitic messages were distributed in Brigantine over the weekend of Aug. 20 and 21, according to local police and several...

Nelson Mellitz Elected Commander of Jewish War Veterans

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Nelson Mellitz, 74, is a man defined by commitment. He’s been married to his wife Debbie Markowitz Mellitz for 42 years, and they have two...

Temple Har Zion Hires New Rabbi Adam Lautman

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Growing up in a Conservative synagogue in Livingston, New Jersey, Adam Lautman felt invisible. It was the early 2000s, and Jewish culture seemed all...

Barrack, Perelman to Debut Husband and Wife Israeli Educators

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Benaya and Ayala Yehuda are coming to the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy and the Perelman Jewish Day School, respectively, to teach students about...

Doylestown Welcomes Matzah Balls, Its First Jewish Deli

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Before Matzah Balls was the name of the new Doylestown Jewish deli, it was a website domain name Kevin Aniess, the restaurant’s business manager,...