Thursday, October 30, 2014 Heshvan 6, 5775
Top Stories
This year, Halloween falls on Shabbat and trick-or-treaters — even Jewish ones — will be knocking on doors Friday evening.
About 200 women and girls gathered at Bensalem High School on Oct. 23 to make challah together as part of an international event designed to build Jewish identity.
A few close races for seats in Pennsylvania's state legislature could be affected by the outcome of the gubernatorial election.
The Torahs set to be rededicated at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am have touched the lives of many of its congregants, and many others from far and wide.

The Calendar

Thu. Oct 30
Adath Israel
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Fri. Oct 31
Klein Jewish Community Center
8:30 AM-1:30 PM
Fri. Oct 31
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM



34th annual Philly Jewish Film Festival kicks off Nov.1 for a 15-day run. Cinematic adaptations & quest for identity.
52 min 23 sec ago
The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the BDS movement, is closing its West Bank factory.
1 hour 52 min ago
Election Countdown, Perelman Tragedy, Film Festival -
3 hours 21 min ago
Can Democrats make gains in the Republican-dominated PA state legislature this election? Due to gubernatorial race?
4 hours 37 min ago
#TBT The Jewish Exponent Cover from 40 years ago!
5 hours 52 min ago
Man responsible for shooting Temple Mount activist, killed at his eastern Jerusalem home during shoot out with police
7 hours 4 min ago
Anonymous Obama administration official caled Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu #chickenshit.
8 hours 7 min ago
The Torahs set to be rededicated at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am have touched the lives of many of its congregants.
9 hours 41 min ago
Is the Obama administration preparing the ground for an Iran nuclear deal?
22 hours 52 min ago
Shakshuka is a healthy, quick weeknight supper option.
1 day 52 min ago
Congregation Rodeph Shalom has been hosting a new farmers market since July. Plans to expand it next season.
1 day 2 hours ago
Which Tom are you going to vote for?
1 day 4 hours ago
There are some amazing Mitzvah Heroes in our community!
1 day 6 hours ago
Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz was the featured speaker at the weekly Klein Center City Senior Program.
1 day 9 hours ago
Polish & Israeli Presidents inaugurated dazzling new museum of life. $100m POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
1 day 11 hours ago
A cole slaw recipe that will add a zingy crunch to anything from traditional Jewish deli sandwiches to Indian food.
1 day 23 hours ago
Parents, when it comes to your kids, do punishments ever prevent a repeat performance of the unwanted behavior?
2 days 1 hour ago
The host of NPR's Fresh Air sits down for a wide-ranging interview in advance of a benefit for WHYY.
2 days 3 hours ago
Nov. 2nd. You can perform a mitzvah for older adults in Northeast Philly, helping to winterize their homes.
2 days 5 hours ago
A reader asks advice columnist Miriam for the appropriate response when someone tells a convert, "You're not Jewish!"
2 days 7 hours ago
Should Jewish Day Schools spend millions on athletic facilities?
2 days 9 hours ago
Deborah Waxman inaugurated as head of Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. 1st woman to head up a sect in Judaism.
2 days 12 hours ago
Did you read this Exponent Editorial? Innovation is critical to keeping Jewish life relevant and meaningful.
2 days 22 hours ago
Six Philadelphia-based nonprofits were highlighted in this year's Slingshot guide for their innovative efforts.
3 days 22 min ago
Pianist Jeffrey Siegel brings his blend of performance & music education back to the Kimmel Center for a 10th season.
3 days 2 hours ago