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Conservative Groups to Share a Roof

Three major institutions of Conservative Judaism are coming together, physically and spiritually, the movement announced. The regional offices of the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism...

Stars of David Week of Sep. 28, 2005

Thanks to a new curriculum at Congregation Beth Israel of Media, Hebrew-school students there may have an easier time making their way through the...

Discussion on Abortion: A Prelude to Selichot

To kick off its new medical ethics forum planned to run throughout the year, Congregation Tiferes B'nai Israel in Warrington held an interfaith panel...
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School Supplies on Their Way South

Before beginning seventh grade, 12-year-old Franckie Echeverria made the usual school-supply rounds with her parents, shopping for a new backpack, binder, pens, pencils and...
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Complexities of Aging, Now and for the Future

With one in four American Jews now over the age of 60, rabbis can expect to deal with issues related to aging like never...
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After Afghan Service, Soldier Says That If Called, She’d Go Again

As night fell on Bagram Air Base in Northeast Afghanistan, Pennsylvania Army National Guard Maj. Kathryn Brill, 55, was wrapping things up after a...

Can a Building Tell the Truth, the Whole Truth?

Most architecture students know the ins and outs of the latest design software, but 69-year-old Robert M. Skaler - who learned the craft under...
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Main Line Reform Gets Spruced Up for Shabbos

An army of construction workers has descended upon Main Line Reform Temple, Beth Elohim - banging hammers, drilling holes and rewiring electricity - as...
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New Shul’s About Urban Living, Social Justice

Sitting outside at a crowded West Philadelphia cafe and taking sips from an iced coffee as trolley cars intermittently clattered by along Baltimore Avenue,...

Kehillah Grows by Leaps and Bounds

Even with 23 organizations already under its belt, the Kehillah of Old York Road is still continuing to grow. Congregation Kol Ami, set to move...