Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
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Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
Elul is the perfect time to go through our closets, both actual and metaphorical, as we prepare for the new year, a local rabbi writes.
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News that Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum would lose the bulk of its beloved Sendak memorabilia hit hard for a former Exponent editor, who admits her obsession with one of the author's most famous books.
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Local Jewish environmentalists of all ages are heading to New York City to advocate for action on climate change.
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The club, which served for more than 50 years as an outlet for secular Jews to maintain their identity, will soon disband.
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Lynne Abraham reported ready to announce a run for Philadelphia mayor.


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Lynne Abraham, who served Philly's DA for 20 years beginning in 1991, will be announcing her run for mayor. http://t.co/28x9QIu2I1
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Scotland’s criticism of Israel’s recent war with Hamas has pushed some Scottish Jews to support remaining in the UK. http://t.co/LE9isXgRZF
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Hebrew Interest Free Loan Society is still going strong after 30 years! http://t.co/nMzUGUoWzF
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In a year with no shortage of bad news, these 10 Jewish individuals or groups inspired or impressed us in 5774. http://t.co/yQf4Z4nKp5
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A Jewish World War 2 Private is finally buried 70 years later! http://t.co/YfSKAea9gj
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Jews, climate change and New York City!! http://t.co/auNMKJoE08
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Where should divorced parents stand at their childrens' wedding ceremonies? http://t.co/2vl0lvZXLi
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Jewish institutions must be wary of returnees who are trained and indoctrinated by the jihadist group ISIS. http://t.co/q8xVbcmqmN
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Here is a radical proposal for the New Year: Forget the guilt & become the best possible version of yourself. http://t.co/RQtNAYPgUG
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Following Scotland’s intense criticism of Israel’s war with Hamas, many Scottish Jews support remaining in the UK. http://t.co/IbbFaCZC7X
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Senator Daylin Leach writes that he is troubled by the divide in the progressive community over the Gaza conflict. http://t.co/A8TNAppw79
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Do Synagogues do enough to welcome in the the young Jewish couple with a kid this time of year? http://t.co/qojEFFIaj6
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As anti-Israel organizing increases on campuses, we will see more angerdirected at those who defend Israeli policies. http://t.co/h4TNCxIjJb
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The global terrorist threat should be taken seriously by travelers to Israel during the fall holiday period. http://t.co/dMyqo5F6Tj
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Why Does Qatar Support Hamas? They have longstanding Israel ties but remain a major backer of Hamas. http://t.co/9o45TV7FKS
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As you prepare for Rosh consider taking written inventory of what you want to do differently this year and why. http://t.co/KtUKHzw0kV
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Ari Shavit is critical of the left who address occupation & overlook intimidation & the right who do the opposite. http://t.co/Ic9eARmX8o
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