Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
Elisheva Margulies, My Jewish Learning
Make it through the Yom Kippur fast with the knowledge that this frittata is waiting for you at your break-the-fast meal.
Top Stories
The United States and Israel are presenting starkly different outlooks of what the world would look like should negotiators strike a nuclear deal with Iran.
Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Despite the Israeli squad’s European and Israeli championships, all eyes will be on LeBron James and Cleveland’s first game guided by David Blatt.
The car of David Kushner, who serves as the stand-in rabbi at Congregation Rodef Sholom, was destroyed in what is believed to be an incident of arson over Rosh Hashanah.
Ben Sales, JTA
Two recent incidents involving haredi Orthodox men refusing to sit next to women have some calling on Israel’s national airline to address the issue of gender and seating on its flights.

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The car of an Atlantic City Synagogue's Rabbi exploded outside his Shule on Rosh Hashanah!
13 hours 38 min ago
A columnist describes his bid to fit in at his LA shul, and not to stand out on a day when God takes note of us.
16 hours 37 min ago
The prohibition against leather shoes means that we are allowed to wear our most comfortable sneakers to synagogue.
17 hours 37 min ago
Read the full speech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the United Nations General Assembly.
18 hours 37 min ago
Abbas said the “racist occupying state” had waged a “war of genocide” against the Palestinians.
19 hours 7 min ago
Obama, Netanyahu, Abbas and Rouhani all speak at the UN.
19 hours 37 min ago
My 1st attempt at cooking brisket for Rosh Hashanah. Aiming to create a recipe that will bind to my sons' memories.
20 hours 21 min ago
Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon: "Israel wiped out most of Hamas' rockets & mortars during Operation Protective Edge."
21 hours 25 min ago
The Simpsons' Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, father of Krusty the Clown passed away on this Sunday’s season premiere.
22 hours 29 min ago
Editorial from last week - If ever there was a year in recent memory that we couldn’t wait to end, 5774 was it.
1 day 58 min ago
My quest for the perfect bagel is never-ending. It takes on added importance when planning for end of Yom Kippur.
1 day 16 hours ago
Netanyahu: “Saying Iran doesn’t practice terrorism is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the Yankees”
1 day 17 hours ago
Netanyahu said militant Islam seeks to dominate the world like the Nazis did & fingered Iran as the vanguard of it.
1 day 17 hours ago
A break-the-fast host wonders if she should say something to the one cousin who hasn't offered to bring anything?
1 day 18 hours ago
In 2nd of series introducing new rabbis, Rabbi Aaron Gaber takes over at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Newtown.
1 day 19 hours ago
Lacey Schwartzs new documentary explores the lasting effects of her mom’s hidden extramarital affair with a black man
1 day 20 hours ago
A top Obama official said that a nuclear deal with Iran could pave the way for a possible resumption of ties.
1 day 21 hours ago
Lowering the age for Birthright Israel may help prepare Jewish teens for Israel advocacy & adversity on campus.
1 day 22 hours ago
Chelsea Clinton and her Jewish husband, Marc Mezvinsky, became parents of a baby girl. Will she be raised Jewish?
1 day 23 hours ago
Now that we're in 5775, here is a sampling of the events that shaped the year for Philly's Jewish community in 5774.
2 days 40 min ago
The Jewish Exponent wishes everyone a Happy and a Healthy New Year! L'Shanah Tovah Tikatevu!
6 days 15 hours ago
The essential mitzvah of Rosh Hashanah is to listen, hear the calls of the shofar & awaken us to the truths of life.
6 days 17 hours ago
President Obama in Jewish New Year greetings spoke of a challenging past year and new hope.
6 days 18 hours ago
1000s of demonstrators protested the Met's decision to produce the opera The Death of Klinghoffer.
6 days 20 hours ago
Shanah Tovah! A Year in Review and More -
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