Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775
Binyamin Kagedan, JNS.org
The prohibition against wearing leather on Yom Kippur has ironically allowed Jews to wear our most comfortable shoes to synagogue.
Top Stories
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likens militant Islam to Nazism during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly.
A top Obama administration official said that a nuclear deal with Iran could pave the way for a possible resumption of ties.
As a chaplain-in-training in the Army National Guard, Rabbi Aaron Gaber may have saved someone’s life. Now he takes over as rabbi at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Newtown.
Lacey Schwartz’s new documentary explores the lasting effects of her mother’s hidden extramarital affair with a black man.

The Calendar

Tue. Sep 30
Klein Jewish Community Center
8:30 AM-1:30 PM
Tue. Sep 30
Junior Jewish Basketball League
6:30 PM-8:30 PM



My quest for the perfect bagel is never-ending. It takes on added importance when planning for end of Yom Kippur. http://t.co/OJvicdEsFd
14 hours 8 min ago
Netanyahu: “Saying Iran doesn’t practice terrorism is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the Yankees” http://t.co/papPkodpSj
15 hours 7 min ago
Netanyahu said militant Islam seeks to dominate the world like the Nazis did & fingered Iran as the vanguard of it. http://t.co/papPkodpSj
15 hours 8 min ago
A break-the-fast host wonders if she should say something to the one cousin who hasn't offered to bring anything? http://t.co/Xi7yahnyrr
16 hours 8 min ago
In 2nd of series introducing new rabbis, Rabbi Aaron Gaber takes over at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Newtown. http://t.co/iJdow8Eul6
17 hours 8 min ago
Lacey Schwartzs new documentary explores the lasting effects of her mom’s hidden extramarital affair with a black man http://t.co/ERNFFYEoDh
18 hours 8 min ago
A top Obama official said that a nuclear deal with Iran could pave the way for a possible resumption of ties. http://t.co/uiztrlxLGs
19 hours 8 min ago
Lowering the age for Birthright Israel may help prepare Jewish teens for Israel advocacy & adversity on campus. http://t.co/9w9RU0G2y4
20 hours 8 min ago
Chelsea Clinton and her Jewish husband, Marc Mezvinsky, became parents of a baby girl. Will she be raised Jewish? http://t.co/A9BcGD9xGW
21 hours 8 min 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. http://t.co/ZaYXGsxLMj
22 hours 11 min ago
The Jewish Exponent wishes everyone a Happy and a Healthy New Year! L'Shanah Tovah Tikatevu! http://t.co/w3jfvAOgrA
5 days 13 hours ago
The essential mitzvah of Rosh Hashanah is to listen, hear the calls of the shofar & awaken us to the truths of life. http://t.co/2FTyaqjgwV
5 days 14 hours ago
President Obama in Jewish New Year greetings spoke of a challenging past year and new hope. http://t.co/y4Out6z9Oo
5 days 16 hours ago
1000s of demonstrators protested the Met's decision to produce the opera The Death of Klinghoffer. http://t.co/6wSzl11TLg
5 days 17 hours ago
Shanah Tovah! A Year in Review and More - http://t.co/wgC54cMnlR
5 days 18 hours ago
What was to have revived Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, allowing negotiations to develop organically, killed them! http://t.co/b9LpxoW52h
5 days 18 hours ago
The future is here!! The September 25 Jewish Exponent. You are just one click away! http://t.co/Li82CmSEiK
5 days 20 hours ago
100+ groups including Philly Jewish environmentalists marched through NYC to call for global action on climate change http://t.co/y2lHIburGh
5 days 21 hours ago
Moms, are you more reluctant to share your good mothering stories? http://t.co/xW8IoriuiR
6 days 12 hours ago
Thoughts about community support when those who are in need don't know they can ask for support, or feel ashamed? http://t.co/WIJ6dQFuZA
6 days 14 hours ago
From radio broadcasts to live stream webcasts, it's easy to listen to some local synagogues' High Holiday services. http://t.co/GZWuFgNj0r
6 days 16 hours ago
Making amends is a year-round pursuit in Judaism — and Islam and Christianity as well. http://t.co/Yhiz5oP5Je
6 days 18 hours ago
The Israel Air Force shot down a Syrian warplane that infiltrated Israeli airspace. http://t.co/n3K709A2GD
6 days 20 hours ago
2 Palestinian men suspected of kidnapping & killing 3 Israeli teens were killed in a firefight with the IDF. http://t.co/aEz0ySk6Ty
6 days 22 hours ago
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres tries a few new careers in this hilarious 5 minute YouTube movie. https://t.co/CiI6pWzTJI
1 week 11 hours ago