Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Elul 25, 5776
Top Stories
C.B. Community Schools will now fill the second-floor hall of Mishkan Shalom.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Technology has gotten more and more advanced — there are tens more diseases, maybe even hundreds, to be tested for these days.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
It’s an honor bestowed on congregants for various reasons.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Five years retired from her 37-year career as a fifth-grade teacher in Philadelphia, Janice Schwartz Donahue is now passing on arguably a more important lesson.

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Shimon Peres, the last of the founding generation of Israel’s leaders, had a career spanning seven decades.
8 hours 22 min ago
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has died at 93 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. (Via )
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Op-ed: "Doing something positive makes people feel good. People really need that feeling right about now."
11 hours 41 min ago
Cindy Singer hopes her son's story living with familial dysautonomia will live on beyond his 19 years.
13 hours 26 min ago
Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery looked slightly more alive after a cleanup from Mesivta High School boys
14 hours 47 min ago
Rabbis are preparing their High Holiday sermons. For some, none other than provided inspiration.
15 hours 28 min ago
Bala Cynwyd's Emily Kramer-Golinkoff has put herself into the future of cystic fibrosis.
16 hours 29 min ago
. raises money to help send area students who’ve been organ recipients to college.
18 hours 19 min ago
There’s no place like home for the holidays. The sentiment still resonates as we head into the High Holiday season.
19 hours 24 min ago
How much do you know about Jewish genetic diseases? The explains some facts + myths:
1 day 15 hours ago
New on Philacatessen: Take your love for avocados and turn it into a vegan avocado pesto with this recipe.
1 day 19 hours ago
A new study shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key battleground states.
2 days 13 hours ago
. Lions of Judah represented the fourth-largest delegation at a conference in Washington, D.C.
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"The kids all feel connected. I’ve never been to a school where the fifth-graders are nice to the first-graders.”
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It takes a village. Or sometimes, a yeshiva.
2 days 19 hours ago
The school has been in session for about three weeks now, but the new location has already made an impact.
4 days 15 hours ago
. appeared at for event feat. local authors and discussed her latest, 'The Littlest Bigfoot'
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Here's a roundup of restaurants offering Rosh Hashanah dinner, but better call soon or you'll be stuck doing dishes.
4 days 17 hours ago
This weekend: Tovah Feldshuh will appear at . Here she talks traveling, acting and aging — or not.
4 days 18 hours ago
. went to the Rodale Institute’s annual apple festival, abounding with the fruit she disliked growing up.
4 days 19 hours ago
A sweet feature today in preparation for Rosh Hashanah
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Weekly Newsletter: Jewish Genetic Diseases, Rosh Hashanah Prep, Tovah in Town -
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Stories about Jewish genetic diseases, preparing for Rosh Hashanah + more. Flip through this week's issue here:…
5 days 16 hours ago
Terry Gross received the National Humanities Medal today. Here's a throwback interview with the host:
5 days 18 hours ago
"Could it be that in our hyper-politicized, social media-laden world, we see offensives where there are none?"
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