Sunday, October 26, 2014 Heshvan 2, 5775

Decoding the Torah through gematria
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Melissa Jacobs, Inside Feature
If God wrote you a letter, would you read it? Well, God did, and you have. The letter is the Torah. For centuries, Jews have been reading the Torah again and again, poring through its stories, its heroes and villains, its messages and meanings. What about the language in which the letter is written? What about the Hebrew alphabet? The...
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Taking a second look at superstitions’ impact 
on our everyday lives
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Richard Pawlak, Inside Feature
Are you wary of black cats, first steps, empty ovens and opened ladders? Do you smell the Havdalah candle after it is extinguished? Do you believe that the number 13 is unlucky? You’re hardly alone. Superstitious behavior permeates almost every facet of our lives. The ancient Greeks used just two words to explain both good and bad fortunes, as well...
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Power outages from Superstorm Sandy pushed back Soulfarm's new release, but natural disaster won't keep the band from performing live at Gratz College on Nov. 27.
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The next time a student or staff member at Central High School feels the need for artistic inspiration on campus, they can simply walk to the school's recently refurbished auditorium and study any of the almost three dozen artworks donated in September by 198th Class alumnus Sigmund Balka.
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"The Curious Halakhic History of the Thanksgiving Turkey" was the plat du jour at an educational feast held at a new kosher restaurant on the Main Line.
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Arts and Culture Events

Sun. Oct 26
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM
Sun. Oct 26
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM
Sun. Oct 26
Can Can at Paper Mill Playhouse
Klein Jewish Community Center
11:00 AM-6:00 PM

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