Monday, December 5, 2016 Kislev 5, 5777

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Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The Blue Bell synagogue will host what is purported to be the region’s first bluegrass Shabbat on Nov. 20, highlighted by the five-person Bluegrass Kabbalat Shabbat Experience.
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By:
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
While taking down Sukkot decorations at Brith Sholom House about three weeks ago, social services coordinator Michael Schaeffer discovered something unexpected: a swastika carved into the rec room wall.
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By:
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
George Sakheim has long collected mementos like the armband from his time in the U.S. Army during World War II: personal photographs of concentration camps catalogued in a photo album, official documents, his own diary — all summarized on poster boards he put together to showcase his experiences.
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By:
Melissa Apter | JE Staff
Led by the chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, some 200 French Jews and Israel’s ambassador to France gathered at the Synagogue de la Victoire on Sunday evening to pray for the victims and those healing.
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JON MARKS / JE STAFF
A new FBI study shows a 20 percent drop in hate crimes in Pennsylvania, but there is still much work to be done.
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