When you know for certain that something is wrong, it doesn’t matter what stands in your way. To affect change, you must plow forward. Such is the model of Judah, who in this week’s Torah portion goes toe to toe with an adversary to speak truth to power.
Religious school students, parents, board members and other congregants from Rodeph Shalom gathered outside the historic synagogue on the northern edge of Center City Sunday to mark the groundbreaking of a $16 million renovation and expansion project.
Michelle Citrin, named a “Top Songwriter” by Billboard and a producer of million-hit YouTube videos, has been channeling her love of Judaism since she was a 14-year-old performing in bookstores and coffeehouses.