Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
Elul is the perfect time to go through our closets, both actual and metaphorical, as we prepare for the new year, a local rabbi writes.
Top Stories
News that Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum would lose the bulk of its beloved Sendak memorabilia hit hard for a former Exponent editor, who admits her obsession with one of the author's most famous books.
Thanks to at least five local restaurants, you can treat yourself to a fabulous holiday dinner with little or no work on your part.
Local Jewish environmentalists of all ages are heading to New York City to advocate for action on climate change.
Jon Marks, JE Feature
The club, which served for more than 50 years as an outlet for secular Jews to maintain their identity, will soon disband.

The Calendar

Thu. Sep 18
Jewish Learning Venture
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Thu. Sep 18
zion 80
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
7:00 PM-11:45 PM



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Free train tickets you say?
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