Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

Bristol Center Benefits From Student Trio
By:
Aaron Passman, JE Staff
For Sarah Newmark , being a rabbi "wasn't in the life plan." But as she became more involved with her local Jewish community -- working with the Sisterhood, serving as synagogue president and being active within the Federation system -- "somehow, my avocation and professional work started shifting," she said. Newmark, who's entering her final year at Wyncote's Reconstructionist Rabbinical...
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By:
Aaron Passman, JE Staff
Perhaps no one is more surprised to find Peter Rigler at a different synagogue than Rigler himself. Until recently, he was the associate rabbi at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, but he's now settling into the head post at Temple Sholom in Broomall. "I loved my time at K.I. and had wonderful relationships, and in many ways I...
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The heat is on -- in the ovens, that is. Everyone is out shopping or bustling in their kitchens in preparation for the holidays. If you haven't already completed your menu, take these tasty ideas into consideration. Turkey Tenderloins With Caramelized Onions (Meat) Fresh thyme and sweet onions add lots of flavor to a very simple sauté. 1 tsp. vegetable...
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The second time has proven to be a charm. Having spent 15 years leading Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell, David Ackerman, 48, left that shul in 2007 for a post at his alma mater, the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. But the school's budget crisis meant some trimming, and he recently began leading Congregation Beth Am Israel in...
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What do Israelis serve at Rosh Hashanah? Try a whole host of ethnic delicacies!
By:
Linda Morel, JTA
What does a typical Israeli family eat on Rosh Hashanah? It's hard to say with certainty. Ask any two Jews, and you're likely to get three opinions. In a sense, it's an unfair question because no two families in Israel, or in any country, celebrate the holiday in the same way. However, Janna Gur, author of The Book of New...
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Religious Events

Fri. Dec 19
Congregation B'nai Jacob
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Featuring Dan Blacksberg, accompanied by Bob Blacksberg
Society Hill Synagogue
6:15 PM-9:00 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Beth Sholom Congregation
8:00 PM-10:00 PM

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