Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Nisan 23, 5774
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After 15 years of renting a building in Old City, Congregation Beth Ahavah will no longer have a space of its own, but instead will be housed at Congregation Rodeph Shalom's historic home on North Broad Street. Members insist that the upcoming move does not mean the end of a distinct community that serves gay and lesbian Jews. "This was...
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Ryan Teitman
In just a year's time, Congregation Beth El in Yardley hopes to be holding its High Holiday services in its own sanctuary -- and not at Pennsbury Middle School. For years, come each fall, the congregation has had to rent space in the school since the shul's growing membership could not fit in into the synagogue chapel. After four years...
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As model after model took to the runway to exhibit an array of colorful party dresses and gowns, 90 women from Main Line Reform Temple, Beth Elohim in Wynnewood were provided with a glimpse of what the best dressed will be wearing to formal affairs throughout the fall and winter seasons. Organized by the synagogue's Sisterhood, the fashion show and...
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Ryan Teitman
Rabbi Amanda Lurer has a lot on her plate right now. She's starting her fifth year at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, is working toward her master's degree in Jewish education at Gratz College, and she's also just taken over the reins at the Bristol Jewish Center in Bucks County. She knew from an early age that she would...
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Ryan Teitman
After finishing his studies at Asychel Avrahm Rabbinic Seminary in New York City, Rabbi Steven A. Saks started looking for openings at synagogues he thought he'd be interested in. When he came across Adath Zion Congregation -- a traditional synagogue in Northeast Philadelphia -- it seemed to be just what he was searching for. "The shul was basically a good...
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