Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Av 12, 5775
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Ryan Teitman
Throughout its 160 years, Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park has retained its devotion to the spirit of social justice. From its first rabbi -- an abolitionist who led the congregation during the Civil War period -- to the synagogue's recent relief efforts in response to Hurricane Katrina, K.I. has kept the focus on helping those in need. It...
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It's been seven years of real estate shopping, zoning-board hearings, fundraising and construction, but Lubavitch of the Main Line finally has a new home -- at one of the oldest spots in town. The General Wayne Inn, which once served as a pub for British redcoats and later as a post office founded by Benjamin Franklin, will now play host...
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A new Torah scroll was completed recently for Chabad of Penn Wynne, with New York scribe Rabbi Gad Sebag in town to put the final letters on the document with the help of local residents. After the last letter was completed, the ink was allowed to dry before a procession took place, from the Kaiserman Branch of the Jewish Community...
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At the Beth Sholom preschool in Elkins Park, children honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with song, stories and social action. They also re-enacted the Rosa Parks story, then talked about the unfairness of the incident.
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At the Beth Sholom preschool in Elkins Park, children honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with song, stories and social action. They also re-enacted the Rosa Parks story, then talked about the unfairness of the incident.
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