Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

The groundwork was laid for religious life in the city at the start of the 20th century, as these photos attest.
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The reiligious life of Philadelphia and its environs expanded from mid-20th century on.
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How the community expresses its religious sentiments began to vary with the start of a new millennium.
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EMOR, Leviticus 21:1-24:23
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Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
The portion we read this week is named after the fourth word in the opening sentence: emor , speak. "God, said to Moses, speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron ... " Following the directions for holiness outlined in K'doshim, the previous portion, Emor continues to establish guidelines and parameters for creating and sustaining the holy community. Near the...
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Touro Synagogue in Newport, R.I. has been forever linked in Jewish history with President George Washington's famous 1790 letter to the Jews of Newport -- which will soon be on display at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia as part of a special exhibition. But as much as the letter itself, Touro Synagogue, the oldest synagogue building...
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