Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
Top Stories
The $50,000 check from the multinational department store will enable the Jewish Relief Agency of Philadelphia to provide meals for 5,000 area families.
Sarah Barasch-Hagans
After Reconstructionist Rabbinical College student Sarah Barasch-Hagans returned to her native St. Louis to see the Ferguson protests for herself, she felt compelled to speak out about police brutality and the importance of civil liberties.
Singer-songwriter Marcus Goldhaber has distinguished himself as a modern-day crooner of standards from the early 20th century.
Daniella Slon
A newly sworn-in U.S. citizen reflects on her journey from South Africa to Israel to Florida to the City of Brotherly Love.

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