Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

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For a 15-year-old sophomore from Lower Merion High School, the most poignant moment of her first visit to Israel came when she inserted a piece of paper containing a private prayer between the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall. While this may sound like a fairly standard post-Israel anecdote, it does have a bit of a twist. The student, Anannas...
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld shares a joke with Israeli President Shimon Peres last week at the official residence in Jerusalem. Seinfeld was in the country to promote his recently released "Bee Movie." Photo by Moshe Milner/GPO/BPH IMAGES
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Yael Dayan, daughter of the late Israeli soldier and statesman Moshe Dayan, told a small local gathering last week that the Jewish state has no alternative but to negotiate with Palestinian leaders -- and that she can't imagine any outcome much worse than the current status quo. Dayan added that high expectations are needed if the upcoming talks at Annapolis...
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Lori Samlin Miller, JE Feature
In August, two college students from the Delaware Valley area participated in a different sort of Birthright Israel program. They were among 11 individuals with physical disabilities, who, along with the assistants they'd selected, enjoyed the usual stuff of a trip; they pressed grapes at a winery, visited Mount Herzl, saw Yad Vashem and even had time for the mall...
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Israel Consul General Uriel Palti struggled to make himself heard over the jazz band whose sounds -- brass blasts, smooth bass and crashing cymbals -- enveloped the ballroom at the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia. With victory already apparent for Democrat Michael Nutter, supporters had begun crowding -- cramming, really -- into the room in anticipation of the hoopla of election-night...
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Israel Events

Mon. Dec 1
Ibrahim Miari
Jewish Studies Program at University of Pennsylvania
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sat. Dec 6
Israeli Art & Craft Show - A Walk Down Ben Yehuda Street
Upgraded Listing
Har Zion Temple
7:00 PM-6:00 PM

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