Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774
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A Philadelphia-area rabbi details the trauma and drama in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon attack. It wasn't the first close encounter with terror for this Jewish spiritual leader.
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The Jewish professional basketball team that made its mark on sports history got its own historical marker in Philadelphia.
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Local Jewish groups may not have been part of the full-court press directed at Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on gun control but they made their voices heard.
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A small South Philadelphia shul that was nearly demolished by the city was selected to be one of the sites of an upcoming festival that stages cutting-edge art and music installations at historic places. Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel, a three-story, storefront shul on South 4 th Street founded by immigrants in 1909, was selected as one of nine sites hosting the...
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Some 4,000 people, representing more than 40 Jewish, Christian and Muslim congregations across the city, are expected to turn out at a North Philadelphia Church on April 21 to press Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council to improve wages for janitors, baggage handlers and other employees at the Philadelphia International Airport.
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