Saturday, November 1, 2014 Heshvan 8, 5775
Top Stories
Jewish supporters assert that the incumbent governor 's efforts to advocate for issues such as tax credit programs that benefit private education and funding for those with special needs merit giving him another term.
Tom Wolf, leading in the polls to become the next governor of Pennsylvania, shares a strong connection with the Jewish community and wants to shake things up in Harrisburg.
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
This year, Halloween falls on Shabbat and trick-or-treaters — even Jewish ones — will be knocking on doors Friday evening.
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Getting Birthright to open up their alumni lists? Check. Creating a Wikipedia of Jewish knowledge and a national map of young adult opportunities? Not so much. How are CEO Jerry Silverman’s other priorities faring?

The Calendar

Sat. Nov 1
Gershman Y
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat. Nov 1
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
9:00 AM
Sat. Nov 1
Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir ~ Heart of the City
10:00 AM



The simplest traditions can be the most meaningful. Such is the case with the aufruf ceremony.
6 hours 56 min ago
Netanyahu said he was attacked by an anonymous Obama administration official.
8 hours 26 min ago
Jerry Silverman recently started his second five-year term as the CEO of JFNA.
9 hours 56 min ago
A pregnant reader hasn't told anyone at work yet and wonders what the right timing is?
11 hours 27 min ago
Will your kids be trick-or-treating on Shabbat tonight?
12 hours 46 min ago
200 women & girls gathered at Bensalem HS to make challah. Part of an international event to build Jewish identity.
14 hours 42 min ago
Here is the case for voting for Tom Wolf. The case for supporting the re-election of Tom Corbett was posted at 8pm.
1 day 3 hours ago
Here is the case for supporting the re-election of Tom Corbett.The case for voting for Tom Wolf will be posted at 9pm
1 day 4 hours ago
34th annual Philly Jewish Film Festival kicks off Nov.1 for a 15-day run. Cinematic adaptations & quest for identity.
1 day 5 hours ago
The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the BDS movement, is closing its West Bank factory.
1 day 6 hours ago
Election Countdown, Perelman Tragedy, Film Festival -
1 day 8 hours ago
Can Democrats make gains in the Republican-dominated PA state legislature this election? Due to gubernatorial race?
1 day 9 hours ago
#TBT The Jewish Exponent Cover from 40 years ago!
1 day 10 hours ago
Man responsible for shooting Temple Mount activist, killed at his eastern Jerusalem home during shoot out with police
1 day 12 hours ago
Anonymous Obama administration official caled Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu #chickenshit.
1 day 13 hours ago
The Torahs set to be rededicated at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am have touched the lives of many of its congregants.
1 day 14 hours ago
Is the Obama administration preparing the ground for an Iran nuclear deal?
2 days 3 hours ago
Shakshuka is a healthy, quick weeknight supper option.
2 days 5 hours ago
Congregation Rodeph Shalom has been hosting a new farmers market since July. Plans to expand it next season.
2 days 7 hours ago
Which Tom are you going to vote for?
2 days 10 hours ago
There are some amazing Mitzvah Heroes in our community!
2 days 11 hours ago
Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz was the featured speaker at the weekly Klein Center City Senior Program.
2 days 14 hours ago
Polish & Israeli Presidents inaugurated dazzling new museum of life. $100m POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
2 days 16 hours ago
A cole slaw recipe that will add a zingy crunch to anything from traditional Jewish deli sandwiches to Indian food.
3 days 4 hours ago
Parents, when it comes to your kids, do punishments ever prevent a repeat performance of the unwanted behavior?
3 days 6 hours ago