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Experience the Wonders of Creation by Getting Outside

By RABBI LAWRENCE TROSTER PARSHAT BEREISHIT Lord, where shall I find You? High and hidden is Your place; And where shall I not find You? The world is full...

Gratz Online Program Teaches Entrepreneurs to Toy Around

Elana Gootson and Jessi Sheslow like to think they would’ve put together the concepts and ingenuity behind Yom Tov Toys even if they hadn’t...

Sukkot Reminds Us of What We Find Most Valuable

By Rabbi Peter Rigler SUKKOT This week we move from the somber and serious tone of the High Holy Days to the sense of heightened joy...

Sukkot Fused with Cookout for Ninth Wynnewood Barbecue Block Party

If you found a flyer on your Wynnewood front door, it was probably Mark Solomon inviting you to the ninth annual Sukkot BBQ. “I go...

Sukkah Hop An Annual Tradition

The kids, some of whom were babies when it all began, are grown now. But the tradition continues. Come the Friday during Sukkot, a group of...

Yom Kippur a Spiritual Workout for the Challenging Year Ahead of Us

BY RABBI GERALD R. FOX Yom Kippur You know the feeling. C’mon, you know what that moment is like when you become aware of what you’ve...

Friday Nights at Richboro Temple to ‘Rock’ the Sabbath

When the sun sets on a particular Friday in late October, the Shabbat service at Ohev Shalom of Bucks County will sway to the...

Free Religious School Promotes Jewish Identity, Relationships and Retention

The costs of being a young family and raising children are astronomical. After all the necessities, luxuries like additional Jewish schooling can be out of...

The Fast and the Furious: Yom Kippur and Avoiding Being ‘Hangry’

Ah, the sounds of Yom Kippur. The silence of deep prayer and meditation during services. The shuffle of feet as people sit and stand intermittently as...

JDC Provides Rosh Hashanah Aid to Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the...