Ritual Life

Marking 100 Years: Tiferes B’nai Israel Proud of Its Longevity

Congregation Tiferes B'nai Israel in Warrington is known as ...

Lubavitch of Bucks County Opens New Mikvah on State Street in Newtown

“Do I need to take my wedding ring off?” I asked Rabbi Aryeh Weinstein at the Adele Mermelstein Community Mikvah in Newtown. “Yes,” the rabbi...

Beth Or Enhances the Teen Connection

Aaron Nielsenshultz, the director of religious school and b’nai mitzvah training ...

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Planning to Move from Northeast Philadelphia to Old York Road

In 1966, Congregation Shaare Shamayim of South Philadelphia merged with the Greater Northeast Jewish Congregation. The unified community later changed its name to Congregation...

Temple Sholom in Broomall Donates Torah to Community in Argentina

Temple Sholom in Broomall had a few extra Torahs sitting in its ark, according to Rabbi Peter Rigler. So when the World Union for...

Reform Congregation Beth Chaim Rabbi Celebrates 10 Years

Rabbi Michelle Pearlman came to Reform Congregation Beth Chaim in Malvern ...

Beth David Reform Congregation Revives a Forgotten Cemetery

In the heart of Gladwyne, nestled amid whispering woods ...

A New Lease on Jewish Life: Kol Tzedek Finds a New Home

It’s been years in the making: Kol Tzedek, the Reconstructionist community ...

On Purim, How Can We Channel Our Inner Esther During Difficult Times?

In the ancient Achaemenid Empire, Jews faced annihilation. King Ahasuerus’ evil vizier Haman had convinced the king of the rightness of this policy. To thwart...

Philadelphia Hosts Reform Rabbi Convention During Important Jewish Moment

Four hundred and fifty Reform rabbis gathered for the Central Conference of American Rabbis’ 135th annual convention from March 10-14 at the Loews Hotel...