Monday, September 15, 2014 Elul 20, 5774
Dena Lefkowitz, JE Feauture
As you prepare for Rosh Hashanah, consider taking written inventory of what you want to do differently this year and why, urges this professional life coach.
Top Stories
Barrack's 11th-graders arrived in Israel this week for a 10-week study program.
Rabbi Gil Perl said the key for him as he starts the new position will be “articulating what Modern Orthodoxy is, what does it look like.”
The South Florida native left Phoenix Hebrew Academy to join the Orthodox day school in Wynne­wood that serves kindergarten through eighth grade.
Simon's Glatt Kosher Meats in Philadelphia's Oxford Circle neighborhood was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti on the eve before Sept. 11.

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