Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
Top Stories
A woman planning to have a baby with her same-sex partner wonders how she should respond when family and friends act entitled to very personal details about the process.
Anthony Weiss, JTA
In St. Louis, the organization Cultural Leadership focuses on Jewish and African-American experiences to teach high schoolers to fight for social justice.
Scores of rockets were fired at Israel Friday, one mortally wounding a child in Sha’ar HaNegev, and another injuring three people in Ashdod.
Ashdod synagogue attacked
After questioning tax credit programs that help families pay for private school during his primary campaign for governor, Tom Wolf is now supporting one of them.

The Calendar

Fri. Aug 22
Temple Har Zion
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Sat. Aug 23
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
9:00 AM
Wed. Aug 27
Germantown Jewish Centre
7:00 PM-9:00 PM



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Eli Simon and his teammates on Philly's Taney Dragons bowed out of the #LLWS with a 6-5 loss to Chicago last night
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4-yr-old Israeli boy died when a mortar slammed directly into a car. Earlier in the day, an Ashdod synagogue was hit.
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The Taney Dragons, who practice just down the street from us gave me an opportunity to talk to my boys about humility
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#TBT The Exponent cover from 40 years ago!!
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Tom Wolf said that he would not interfere with the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.
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Grab your kids before they go back to school and get them in the kitchen, to enjoy the end of summer flavors!
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Camp Be’chol Lashon in Northern California is the nation’s only Jewish sleepaway camp geared toward Jews of color.
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Anti-Semitism in Europe; Resilient Israelis; Gay Games Gold -
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West Philly's Eli Simon, is the sole Jewish player on the now famous Taney Dragons. They play tonight!!
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Elad Strohmayer, Israel’s deputy consul general to the mid-Atlantic, won a gold medal at the international Gay Games.
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Jewish student assaulted at Temple U. Students for Justice in Palestine said the alleged assailant was not a member.
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