Monday, August 31, 2015 Elul 16, 5775

By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
The West Philadelphia Reconstructionist synagogue replaces its longtime founding rabbi.
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By:
Rabbi Yonah Gross
This summer, as we read these same verses, Israel is again asking for our help; and while last summer’s battles took place on the borders of Gaza, this summer’s conflict is being waged in the halls of Congress.
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By:
Rabbi Elisa Goldberg
Among Ashkenazi Jews, it is the custom to name a newborn child after a loved one who has passed away to honor his or her memory.
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By:
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The Reconstructionist institution brings in an educator with a history of outreach and inclusion.
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By:
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
God explains that Moses must now relinquish his leadership because he did not sanctify God when he struck the rock instead of speaking to it.
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Religious Events

Mon. Aug 31
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Philly Groups for Jewish Grad Students and Young Professionals
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Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
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Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
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