Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
Matthew Kitzen-Abelson, JE feature
A classical piece written in 2011 for trombone, shofar and orchestra, Tekeeyah brings audiences "to tears."
Top Stories
Israeli officials are cautioning the United States against accommodating Iran during the current effort to degrade ISIS.
About a dozen Jews from the Philadelphia area joined hundreds of people who traveled to Harrisburg on Tuesday to try and prompt action on gun-control legislation.
Fred Hersch's jazz trio is gearing up for the Philly-hosted OutBeat Jazz festival, the first event of its kind to focus solely on gay performers.
Thanks to at least five local restaurants, you can treat yourself to a fabulous holiday dinner with little or no work on your part.

The Calendar

Fri. Sep 19
Temple Sinai
6:30 PM
Fri. Sep 19
7:00 PM
Fri. Sep 19
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
7:00 PM



The Rosh Hashanah edition of the Exponent.
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Did you know that the Exponent produces more content today than ever before in its 127 year history?
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Philadelphia Jews and gun-control legislation.
2 hours 55 min ago
Documentary about son of a Hamas founder explores espionage, terrorism & personal cost inflicted on those involved.
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18 hours 34 min ago
Shmita, Climate Change, High Holidays Contemplations -
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After 60 years of allowing secular Jews to maintain their Jewish identity the Sholom Aleichem Club will soon disband.
21 hours 20 min ago
Local Jewish environmentalists of all ages are heading to New York City to advocate for action on climate change.
22 hours 34 min ago
RT @HFLPhilly: Read about our work and our 30th anniversary celebration in this week's @jewishexponent.
22 hours 50 min ago
A former Exponent editor remembers interviewing the Jewish author of Where the Wild Things Are. #TBT
23 hours 58 min ago
Lynne Abraham, who served Philly's DA for 20 years beginning in 1991, will be announcing her run for mayor.
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Where should divorced parents stand at their childrens' wedding ceremonies?
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Free train tickets you say?
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