Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Elul 8, 5774

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Zara Myers, Jewish Exponent Feature
In advance of Veteran’s Day, which falls this year on Nov. 12, two Philadelphia natives spoke about what it was like to be Jewish women in the service.
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Jewish Exponent Staff
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, a socially conservative Democrat who sits on the Foreign Relations Committee, held onto his seat Tuesday despite a high-dollar campaign from challenger Tom Smith.
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Jewish Exponent Staff
In the hours before President Barack Obama won re-election, Exponent staff members spoke with Jewish voters in polling sites throughout Philadelphia and Montgomery County. While the conversations were far from comprehensive or scientific, they offered a glimpse into how voters felt on this long-awaited Election Day.
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Daniel Treiman, JTA
Along with the presidential race, we’re paying attention to congressional contests of Jewish interest and with Jewish candidates. Below are some of the races we will be watching tonight.
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In September 1912, Lewis and Matilda Fink were among a group of shop owners in Phoenixville who joined together to found Congregation B’nai Jacob, the oldest synagogue in Chester County. A century later, their 66-year-old grandson will serve as master of ceremonies at a gala dinner celebrating the Conservative synagogue's milestone anniversary.
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